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cheerful

División en sílabas: cheer·ful
Pronunciación: /ˈCHirfəl
 
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Definición de cheerful en inglés:

adjetivo

1Noticeably happy and optimistic: how can she be so cheerful at six o’clock in the morning? a cheerful voice
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Linda was a bubbly, happy, cheerful girl who came from a big loving family.
  • A shy and gentle person, always cheerful and happy, she will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
  • He always remained the same happy cheerful bloke despite his success.
Sinónimos
happy, jolly, merry, bright, glad, sunny, joyful, joyous, lighthearted, in good spirits, in high spirits, sparkling, bubbly, exuberant, buoyant, ebullient, elated, gleeful;
breezy, cheery, jaunty, animated, radiant, smiling;
jovial, genial, good-humored;
carefree, unworried, untroubled, without a care in the world
informal upbeat, chipper, chirpy, peppy, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, full of beans
dated gay
formal blithe, jocund
1.1Causing happiness by its nature or appearance: a chatty, cheerful letter the room was painted in cheerful colors
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Lurking just below the surface, they are traps for the unwary and their cheerful colour is a magnet for children.
  • He wants to buy a big old house with cheerful colours and a large garden for the children.
  • This cheerful, amusing picture appeared before my eyes this morning and made me smile.
Sinónimos
pleasant, attractive, agreeable, cheering, bright, sunny, happy, friendly, welcoming

Derivados

cheerfulness

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sustantivo
Example sentences
  • I have never ceased to be impressed by the patience, helpfulness, cheerfulness and sheer professionalism of the nurses themselves.
  • I'm not brimming over with cheerfulness at the moment.
  • She was aged 84 years and noted for her cheerfulness and good humour.

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