Thesaurus

joyous

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of joyous

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About joyous

Time Traveler for joyous

Time Traveler

The first known use of joyous was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near joyous

joylessness

joyous

joyously

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Joyous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/joyous. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on joyous

Nglish: Translation of joyous for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of joyous for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!