Definition of gleeful in English:


Syllabification: glee·ful
Pronunciation: /ˈglēfəl




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  • But instead it contents itself with gleefully announcing that I am about to be ill.
  • Children gleefully travelled in the makeshift boat and merrily trotted on the bridge up and down.
  • Look upwards and chances are you'll see a house sparrow or two swooping gleefully around among the rafters.


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  • 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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