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Definitions and Synonyms of happy | Another word for happy | What is happy?

Definition 1: enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where happy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a happy smile
  • spent many happy days on the beach
  • a happy marriage

(happy is similar to ...) characterized by happiness and good fortune

"a blessed time"

(happy is similar to ...) showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness

"laughing children"

(happy is similar to ...) marked by peace and prosperity

"a golden era" "the halcyon days of the clipper trade"

(happy is similar to ...) characterized by happiness or gladness

"bright faces" "all the world seems bright and gay"

(happy is similar to ...) completely happy and contented

"blissful young lovers" "in blissful ignorance"

(means also ...) full of or producing joy

"make a joyful noise" "a joyful occasion"

(means also ...) showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy

"glad you are here" "glad that they succeeded" "gave a glad shout" "a glad smile" "heard the glad news" "a glad occasion"

(means also ...) full of or characterized by joy

"felt a joyous abandon" "joyous laughter"

(means also ...) exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style

"a felicitous speaker"

(means also ...) exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation

(means also ...) exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits

"the elated winner" "felt elated and excited"

(means also ...) satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are

"a contented smile"

(means also ...) being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits

"her cheerful nature" "a cheerful greeting" "a cheerful room" "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"

(... are attributes of happy) state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy

(... are attributes of happy) emotions experienced when in a state of well-being

Definition 2: well expressed and to the point - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where happy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a happy turn of phrase
  • a few well-chosen words

Synonyms for happy in the sense of this definition

(happy is similar to ...) exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style

"a felicitous speaker"

Definition 3: marked by good fortune - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where happy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a felicitous life
  • a happy outcome

Synonyms for happy in the sense of this definition

(happy is similar to ...) having unexpected good fortune

"other, less fortunate, children died" "a fortunate choice"

Definition 4: eagerly disposed to act or to be of service - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where happy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • glad to help

Synonyms for happy in the sense of this definition

(happy is similar to ...) disposed or inclined toward

"a willing participant" "willing helpers"

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