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Definition of "happy" []

  • Characterized by good luck; fortunate. (adjective)
  • Enjoying, showing, or marked by pleasure, satisfaction, or joy. (adjective)
  • Being especially well-adapted; felicitous: a happy turn of phrase. (adjective)
  • Cheerful; willing: happy to help. (adjective)
  • Characterized by a spontaneous or obsessive inclination to use something. Often used in combination: trigger-happy. (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 "happy" in a sentence
  • "I love to make people happy, and I think that giving away a box of yummy things will make someone *happy*."
  • "THANKSS LOTSSSSS = D happy happy~ but somehow, somewhere, there's still something missing within me .... we need a miracle!"
  • "In order to be happy oneself it is necessary to make at least one other person happy…."