sandboy

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sandboy

(ˈsændˌbɔɪ)
n
happy as a sandboy jolly as a sandboy very happy; high-spirited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sandboy - a young peddler of sand; used now only to express great happiness in `happy as a sandboy'
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
hawker, packman, peddler, pedlar, pitchman - someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
Translations

sandboy

[ˈsændbɔɪ] N to be as happy as a sandboyestar como unas pascuas

sandboy

[ˈsændˌbɔɪ] n (as) happy as a sandboycontento/a come una Pasqua
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It shows a delighted grandson Mikey Durdun as happy as a sandboy on the beach at Skegness.
As cool as a cucumber was first noted in 1732, as dead as a doornail comes from the 14th century and happy as a sandboy is from the early 19th century.
Happy as a sandboy I must admit watching Laytown provides a fine and unusual sight.