Translation of cheerful in Spanish:

cheerful

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪrfəl; ˈtʃɪəfəl/

adj

  • [person/expression/smile] alegre, jovial; [color/clothes/decor] alegre; [news/prospect] alentador
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    More example sentences
    • 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.

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