cheerily


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cheer·y

 (chîr′ē)
adj. cheer·i·er, cheer·i·est
Showing or suggesting good spirits; cheerful: a cheery hello.

cheer′i·ly adv.
cheer′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.cheerily - in a cheerful manner; "`I'll do the dishes,' he said pleasantly"
Translations
بابْتِهاج، بِفَرَح
vesele
fornøjeligtmuntert
glaîlega
keyifleneşeyle

cheerily

[ˈtʃɪərɪlɪ] ADValegremente, jovialmente

cheerily

[ˈtʃɪərɪli] adv [say] → avec entrain

cheerily

advfröhlich, vergnügt; cheerily colouredlustig angemalt

cheerily

[ˈtʃɪərɪlɪ] advallegramente

cheer

(tʃiə) noun
1. a shout of approval, encouragement or welcome. Three cheers for the Queen!
2. mood. Be of good cheer.
verb
to give a shout of approval etc (to). The crowd cheered the new champion.
ˈcheerful adjective
full of, or causing, happiness. a cheerful smile; cheerful news.
ˈcheerfully adverb
ˈcheerfulness noun
ˈcheerless adjective
gloomy. a cheerless room.
cheers! interjection
1. used as a toast when drinking.
2. cheerio!.
3. thanks!.
ˈcheery adjective
lively and happy.
ˈcheerily adverb
ˈcheeriness noun
cheer up
to make or become (more cheerful). He cheered up when he saw her; The flowers will cheer her up.
References in classic literature ?
Beth lay on her sofa, talking cheerily with her old friend, who held her little hand as if he felt that it possessed the power to lead him along the peaceful way she walked.
cried the old man cheerily, as if there were something positively delightful in the prospect.
It was the very witching time of night that Ichabod, heavy hearted and crest-fallen, pursued his travels homewards, along the sides of the lofty hills which rise above Tarry Town, and which he had traversed so cheerily in the afternoon.
What, perhaps, with other things, made Stubb such an easygoing, unfearing man, so cheerily trudging off with the burden of life in a world full of grave peddlers, all bowed to the ground with their packs; what helped to bring about that almost impious good-humor of his; that thing must have been his pipe.
And thus, while the one ship went cheerily before the breeze, the other stubbornly fought against it; and so the two vessels parted; the crew of the Pequod looking with grave, lingering glances towards the receding Bachelor; but the Bachelor's men never heeding their gaze for the lively revelry they were in.
John is well, and all the rest of our folks," said Ruth, cheerily.
It was always cheerily and good-natured put, and always inflicted a little pang, for it touched a secret sore; but this time the pang was sharp, since strangers were present.
The bleak wind and aunt Sarah's quieting presence brought her back to herself, however, and she entered the brick house cheerily.
After some minutes' silence, he continued, cheerily -
But I wouldn't so much as give it another thought,' said Peggotty, cheerily 'if my Davy was anyways against it - not if I had been asked in church thirty times three times over, and was wearing out the ring in my pocket.
Before we got to the street door, Startop was cheerily calling Drummle "old boy," as if nothing had happened.
The inn windows beamed cheerily, a home of ruddy rest.