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glee

Pronunciation: /gliː/

Translation of glee in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (delight) regocijo (masculine), júbilo (masculine) [literary/literario] to laugh/shout with glee reírse*/gritar de alegría or con regocijo he listened with great glee to their sorry tale se regodeaba al oír su triste historia
    Example sentences
    • Too often their misfortunes are met with glee, a schadenfreude that is quite horrifying.
    • Of course e-cards and virtual flowers are also welcome with great amounts of joy and glee.
    • Between each new variation comes another burst of jubilant glee.
  • 2 countable/numerable [Music/Música][ composición para tres o más voces sin acompañamiento ]
    Example sentences
    • Later, boys were paid to sing treble parts at meetings of glee clubs, and glees for SATB became more common.
    • Instrumental tutors were published and glees (simple part-songs for male voices) became popular.
    • Women were still restricted to the parlor, where they played keyboard instruments and the ‘English guitar’ and sang solos and a range of polite glees for upper and mixed voices.

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