Examples of gleeful in a Sentence
the gleeful atmosphere that envelops the host city of the Super Bowl
Recent Examples of gleeful from the Web
The emotional thrill of seeing gleeful teammates pat the emergency goalie on the head, or shoulder, or rump.
Are the media rather gleeful in covering these stories?
Big changes rather than gleeful self-congratulations are in order if progress is to become our mantra anytime soon.
Donald Trump’s gleeful reaction to the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe suggests that the president could have a busy spring tweeting.
Some parents celebrated the news by sending virtual cash gifts to one another on the popular WeChat messaging app, and gleeful comments circulated on social media.
Like the neighboring Bottom of the Hill, the space is conducive to sweaty, raucous shows where gleeful mayhem and cans of beer take priority over sleek production values and hushed silence.
Fans think that Emma Watson might have someone new in her life and the pairing is making some of them gleeful.
After they get drenched, Mesnick’s toddler son jumps in too, equally gleeful.
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First Known Use of gleeful
abject, aggrieved, anguished, blue, brokenhearted, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, dispirited, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, glum, heartbroken, heartsick, heavyhearted, low-spirited, melancholy, sad, saddened, sorrowful, unhappy;
blessed (also blest), blissful, delighted, ecstatic, elated, enraptured, entranced, euphoric, exhilarated, exuberant, exultant, gladsome, happy, high, joyful, joyous, jubilant, overjoyed, radiant, rapturous, ravished, thrilled, tickled;
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