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.
References in classic literature ?
At last he heard a cheery voice near his shoulder: "Yeh seem t' be in a pretty bad way, boy?
Who would kill such a cheery old chap as Armstrong?
She smiled squarely into the face of a boy who was hurrying by with his hands buried in his overcoat, his blonde locks bobbing on his youthful temples, and a cheery smile of unconcern upon his lips.
There were three other couples, following the bride and bridegroom: first, Martin Poyser, looking as cheery as a bright fire on this rimy morning, led quiet Mary Burge, the bridesmaid; then came Seth serenely happy, with Mrs.
Now, I am seldom out on a really grassy wicket for such a meagre score, and as David and I changed places without a word, there was a cheery look on his face that I found very galling.
Glad to find you so merry, my girls," said a cheery voice at the door, and actors and audience turned to welcome a tall, motherly lady with a `can I help you' look about her which was truly delightful.
The next thing I heard was James' voice, quiet and cheery, as it always was.
One can only remember his cheery temper, his admiration for the jokes in PUNCH, his little oddities - like his strange passion for borrowing looking-glasses, for instance.
The experiences of that cheery week were too varied and numerous for a short chapter and I have not room for a long one.
Children munching oranges, six thousand fans fluttering and glimmering, everybody happy, everybody chatting gayly with their intimates, lovely girl-faces smiling recognition and salutation to other lovely girl-faces, gray old ladies and gentlemen dealing in the like exchanges with each other - ah, such a picture of cheery contentment and glad anticipation
No doubt the old cheery publicity is a little embarrassing to the two most concerned, and the old marriage customs, the singing of the bride and bridegroom to their nuptial couch, the frank jests, the country horse-play, must have fretted the souls of many a lover before Shelley, who, it will be remembered, resented the choral celebrations of his Scotch landlord and friends by appearing at his bedroom door with a brace of pistols.
said Dorothy, thinking she liked the boy's manner and the cheery tone of his voice.