Definition of gleeful in English:

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gleeful

Pronunciation: /ˈɡliːfʊl/
/ˈɡliːf(ə)l/

adjective

Exuberantly or triumphantly joyful: she gave a gleeful chuckle
More example sentences
  • The joyous screams, the gleeful yelps, and a happy, wagging tail added life to the peaceful, gentle beach.
  • She would spend hours in gleeful delight finding out new things.
  • They were ambling joyfully, jumping, excited by the huge gleeful crowd.
Synonyms
merry, gay, high-spirited, in high spirits, jolly, jovial, exuberant;
informal over the moon
literary joyous

Derivatives

gleefulness

noun
Example sentences
  • Plus, she is just so adorable to watch with her gleefulness, her cute long ponytail, and her flailing arms when running.
  • Back to my state of merrily splashing around in the pool of gleefulness as if I were a happy five year old pretending to stomp grapes to make nonexistent wine in my kiddie pool.
  • And they do another flight with all the same insane gleefulness.

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Line breaks: glee|ful

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