Definition of overjoyed in English:


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Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈdʒɔɪd


Extremely happy: all of them were overjoyed at my success
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  • 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/seven, walking/treading on air, in seventh heaven, jubilant, rapturous, beside oneself with joy, jumping for joy, exultant, transported, delirious, enraptured, blissful, in raptures, as pleased as Punch, cock-a-hoop, as happy as a sandboy, as happy as Larry, like a child with a new toy
informal over the moon, on top of the world, on a high, tickled pink
Northern English informal made up
North American informal as happy as a clam
Australian informal wrapped

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