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Definition of "joyful" []

  • Feeling, causing, or indicating joy. See Synonyms at glad1. (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 "joyful" in a sentence
  • "Now what was the Horseherd to me, and what is he now, even if he has been brought to what he called a joyful end by his catarrh “verging upon a perfect asthma.”"
  • ""After last year's success, in response to the extensive demand and after great effort, we have managed to organize the import of special costumes for Purim," they wrote in what they called a joyful notice for the holiday."
  • "I go home after work everyday, sit down and drink a beer in joyful celebration of the real egg all over your [R] faces."