cheery

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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.

cheery

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

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.
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"

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.

cheery

adjective
1. Being in or showing good spirits:
2. Providing joy and pleasure:
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

cheery

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

cheery

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

cheery

[ˈtʃɪərɪ] adjallegro/a

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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Whatever he was, he soon disappeared in congenial gloom and Gilbert turned to the cheerier view indoors.
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