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glee

 (glē)
n.
1. Jubilant delight; joy.
2. Music A part song scored for three or more usually male and unaccompanied voices that was popular in the 1700s.

[Middle English gle, entertainment, from Old English glēo; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

glee

(ɡliː)
n
1. great merriment or delight, often caused by someone else's misfortune
2. (Music, other) a type of song originating in 18th-century England, sung by three or more unaccompanied voices. Compare madrigal1
[Old English gléo; related to Old Norse glӯ]

glee

(gli)

n.
1. exultant joy.
2. an unaccompanied part song for three or more voices.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English glēo; c. Old Norse glȳ; akin to glow]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glee - great merrimentglee - great merriment      
gaiety, merriment - a gay feeling
2.glee - malicious satisfactionglee - malicious satisfaction    
satisfaction - the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation; "the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"

glee

glee

noun
Translations
غِبْطَه، إبْتِهاج
radost
fryd
iloriemu
kæti, gleîi
džiaugsmingai
līksmība

glee

[gliː]
A. N (= joy) → regocijo m, alegría f, júbilo m
B. CPD glee club N (Mus) → orfeón m, sociedad f coral

glee

[ˈgliː] njoie f

glee

n
Freude f; (malicious) → Schadenfreude f; he shouted with gleeer stieß einen Freudenschrei aus; he told the story with great gleeer erzählte die Geschichte mit großem Vergnügen; his victory was greeted with gleesein Sieg löste Begeisterung aus; they were full of gleesie waren (hell) begeistert; they were full of malicious gleesie freuten sich hämisch or diebisch; they were rubbing their hands in glee (also fig)sie rieben sich (dat)schadenfroh die Hände; his defeat caused great glee among his enemiesseine Feinde freuten sich diebisch or hämisch über seine Niederlage

glee

[gliː] n with glee (gen) → con gioia; (laugh) → di gusto

glee

(gliː) noun
great delight. The children shouted with glee when they saw their presents.
ˈgleeful adjective
ˈgleefully adverb
References in classic literature ?
Fanny turned farther into the window; and Miss Crawford had only time to say, in a pleasant manner, "I fancy Miss Price has been more used to deserve praise than to hear it"; when, being earnestly invited by the Miss Bertrams to join in a glee, she tripped off to the instrument, leaving Edmund looking after her in an ecstasy of admiration of all her many virtues, from her obliging manners down to her light and graceful tread.
He pulled up his horse, and with great glee joined in the joke by saying, "What a marvel it is that hairs which are not mine should fly from me, when they have forsaken even the man on whose head they grew.
In the midst of the word he was trying to say, In the midst of his laughter and glee, He had softly and suddenly vanished away For the Snark *was* a Boojum, you see.
The first evening, missing him, Dede sought and found him, lamp in hand, staring with silent glee at the tubs.
Rushmore Coglan prattled of this little planet I thought with glee of a great almost-cosmopolite who wrote for the whole world and dedicated himself to Bombay.
His fellow-travellers at first did not know him, but supposed it to be some vagrant Root Digger sneaking into the camp; but when they recognized in this forlorn object their prime wag, She-wee-she, whom they had seen depart in the morning in such high glee and high feather, they could not contain their merriment, but hailed him with loud and repeated peals of laughter.
Happily, however, during that spring, they never, but once, got anything but empty nests, or eggs--being too impatient to leave them till the birds were hatched; that once, Tom, who had been with his uncle into the neighbouring plantation, came running in high glee into the garden, with a brood of little callow nestlings in his hands.
So she ran into the cellar again, took an enormous drink and ate up the one chicken in great glee.
Thus they played beneath the windows of the armory, the boy running blithely after the ball when he missed it, and laughing and shouting in happy glee when he made a particularly good catch.
They went at once to inform the duchess of what was going on, and of the lute Don Quixote asked for, and she, delighted beyond measure, plotted with the duke and her two damsels to play him a trick that should be amusing but harmless; and in high glee they waited for night, which came quickly as the day had come; and as for the day, the duke and duchess spent it in charming conversation with Don Quixote.
I'm getting stout, as you may see: It is but seldom I am well: I cannot feel my ancient glee In listening to the dinner-bell: But you, you gambol like a boy, Your figure is so spare and light: The dinner-bell's a note of joy To such a healthy appetite
And the Sheriff laughed aloud in glee, and thought of how he should avenge his stolen plate, and determined to make a good day's work of it.