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Synonyms of glad in English:


  • 1 I'm really glad you're coming with me
    satisfied, contented, gratified, grateful, thankful;
    French enchanté
    informal tickled pink, over the moon, as happy as Larry
    British informal chuffed
    Northern English informal made up
    North American informal as happy as a clam
    Australian informal wrapped
    humorous gruntled
    [Antonyms] dismayed, annoyed
  • 2 I'd be glad to help
    more than willing, eager, happy, pleased, delighted;
    ready, prepared, nothing loath
    informal game
    [Antonyms] unwilling, reluctant
  • 3 glad tidings
    pleasing, welcome, happy, joyful, delightful, cheering, heart-warming, heartening, gratifying
    literary gladsome
    [Antonyms] unwelcome, distressing
  • Phrases

    glad rags
    it's time to put your glad rags on
    best clothes, finery, Sunday best
    informal best bib and tucker
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