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overjoyed Syllabification: o·ver·joyed
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈjoid/

Definition of overjoyed in English:


Extremely happy: Joanna will be overjoyed to see you
More example sentences
  • Sue was overjoyed to hear that the operation had been a success.
  • Johnson was also overjoyed with the success as his charge tackled three miles for the first time.
  • An overjoyed Kelly hopped all over the stage, and her victory dance was her best performance of the night.
ecstatic, euphoric, thrilled, elated, delighted, on cloud nine, in seventh heaven, jubilant, rapturous, jumping for joy, delirious, blissful, in raptures, as pleased as punch
informal over the moon, on top of the world, tickled pink, as happy as a clam

Words that rhyme with overjoyed

avoid, Boyd, Coed, droid, Floyd, Freud, Lloyd, self-employed, unalloyed, underemployed, unemployed, void
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