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American English: /ɡli/
British English: /ɡliː/

Translation of glee in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (delight) 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 (Music)
    (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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