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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Being in good spirits; merry. See Synonyms at glad1.
  • adj. Promoting a feeling of cheer; pleasant: a cozy, cheerful room.
  • adj. Reflecting willingness or good humor: contributed her cheerful labor to the project.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Noticeably happy and optimistic.
  • adj. Bright and pleasant
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Having or showing good spirits or joy; cheering; cheery; contented; happy; joyful; lively; animated; willing.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Of good cheer; having good spirits; gay; lively: said of persons.
  • Cordially willing; genial in action; hearty; ungrudging.
  • Characterized by or expressive of good spirits; associated with agreeable feelings; lively; animated: as, cheerful songs.
  • Promoting or causing cheerfulness; gladdening; animating; genial: as, the cheerful sun; a cheerful fire.
  • Synonyms Lightsome, gleeful, blithe, airy, sprightly, jocund, jolly, buoyant. See cheery.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic
  • adj. being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits
  • Equivalent
    optimistic    glad    blithe    beamish    beaming    perky    debonair    twinkly    light-hearted    jaunty   
    depressed    miserable    sad   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    blithe    vivacious    animated    lively    jocund    gleeful    joyful    sprightly    hopeful    joyous   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    fearful    tearful   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    pleasant    genial    quiet    joyous    eager    attractive