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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.
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cheery

(ˈtʃɪərɪ)
adj, cheerier or cheeriest
showing or inspiring cheerfulness
ˈcheerily adv
ˈcheeriness n
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cheer•y

(ˈtʃɪər i)

adj. cheer•i•er, cheer•i•est.
1. being in good spirits; cheerful.
2. promoting cheer; enlivening: a cheery letter.
[1840–50]
cheer′i•ly, adv.
cheer′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cheery - bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer; "a cheery hello"; "a gay sunny room"; "a sunny smile"
cheerful - being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"
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cheery

adjective cheerful, happy, pleasant, lively, sunny, upbeat (informal), good-humoured, carefree, breezy, genial, chirpy (informal), jovial, full of beans (informal) He is loved by everyone for his cheery disposition and sense of humour.
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cheery

adjective
1. Being in or showing good spirits:
2. Providing joy and pleasure:
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Translations
حَيَوي، مُبْهِج، جَذْلان
veselýživý
fornøjeliggladmunter
kátur, glaîvær

cheery

[ˈtʃɪərɪ] ADJ (cheerier (compar) (cheeriest (superl))) [person] → alegre, jovial; [room, atmosphere] → acogedor; [voice] → risueño, alegre; [letter] → alegre
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cheery

[ˈtʃɪəri] adj (= cheerful) [person] → joyeux/euse; [wave, smile, greeting, voice] → gai(e)
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cheery

adj (+er)fröhlich, vergnügt; tune, colour alsolustig
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cheery

[ˈtʃɪərɪ] adjallegro/a
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
At first the talk was a little gloomy, and ran mainly upon the shortness of life, the uncertainty of it, the perils which beset it, and the need and wisdom of being always prepared for the worst; this shaded off into low-voiced references to the dangers of the deep, and kindred matters; but as the gray east began to redden and the mysterious solemnity and silence of the dawn to give place to the joy-songs of the birds, the talk took a cheerier tone, and our spirits began to rise steadily.
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Whatever he was, he soon disappeared in congenial gloom and Gilbert turned to the cheerier view indoors.
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Thankfully, it is a cheerier outlook in Warwickshire compared to Coventry.
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