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Definition of "cheery" []

  • Showing or suggesting good spirits; cheerful: a cheery hello. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cheery" in a sentence
  • "He spoke in what he called his cheery way, but Beth had begun to feel that there was another word which would express his manner better, and now it occurred to her."
  • "Kat, cheery is a good word -- it is a pretty nice thing to have greet me in the kitchen every morning!"
  • "The girl nodded, and as Microby Dandeline scrambled up over the wheel and settled herself beside her upon the board that served as a seat, she called a cheery good-by, and clucked to the horses."