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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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"
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glee

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glee

noun
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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
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glee

[ˈgliː] njoie f
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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
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glee

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

(gliː) noun
great delight. The children shouted with glee when they saw their presents.
ˈgleeful adjective
ˈgleefully adverb
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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.
They are perhaps not coming at all, and have turned in somewhere.' Then she said: 'Well, Gretel, enjoy yourself, one fowl has been cut into, take another drink, and eat it up entirely; when it is eaten you will have some peace, why should God's good gifts be spoilt?' So she ran into the cellar again, took an enormous drink and ate up the one chicken in great glee. When one of the chickens was swallowed down, and still her master did not come, Gretel looked at the other and said: 'What one is, the other should be likewise, the two go together; what's right for the one is right for the other; I think if I were to take another draught it would do me no harm.' So she took another hearty drink, and let the second chicken follow the first.