Definition of jubilant
: feeling or expressing great joy : exultant the jubilant winner
Examples of jubilant in a Sentence
the nominee's jubilant acceptance speech before the cheering crowd
Recent Examples of jubilant from the Web
Wearing a Grateful Dead T-shirt, cancer survivor Bruce Grossman emerged jubilant Friday from the Knox Cannabis Dispensary as the first paying customer of Orlando’s first legal medical marijuana shop.
The White House was jubilant about the announcement: While others bemoaned the president's decision (using the Weather Channel's screenshot): Sorry, Leo.
The jubilant 3,000 or so alums who gathered at the college to watch the results come in were somber by the end of the night, stunned by the realization that the wider world that doesn’t align with the predominant reality at Wellesley.
In sharp contrast to his pessimism, NASA scientist Chris Reilly was jubilant after taking to the skies over the Azores.
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Origin and Etymology of jubilant
First Known Use: 1667
JUBILANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jubilant for English Language Learners
: feeling or expressing great joy : very happy
JUBILANT Defined for Kids
Definition of jubilant for Students
: expressing great joy especially with shouting : noisily happy The hero was greeted by a jubilant crowd.
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