overjoyed

adjective over·joyed \ ˌō-vər-ˈjȯid \
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of overjoyed

: feeling great joy

Examples of overjoyed in a Sentence

  1. She was overjoyed to see her sister again.

  2. They weren't overjoyed at the idea of working together.

  3. I'm overjoyed that you can come to my party.

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First Known Use of overjoyed

1594

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OVERJOYED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of overjoyed for English Language Learners

  • : filled with great joy : very happy


OVERJOYED Defined for Kids

overjoyed

adjective over·joyed \ ˌō-vər-ˈjȯid \

Definition of overjoyed for Students

: filled with great joy


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