gleefully


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glee·ful

 (glē′fəl)
adj.
Full of jubilant delight; joyful.

glee′ful·ly adv.
glee′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.gleefully - in a joyous and gleeful manner; "the old man had greeted her gleefully"
Translations
بِغِبْطَه، بِبَهْجَه
jásavěvesele
frydefuldt
glaîlega
neşeylesevinçle

gleefully

[ˈgliːfəlɪ] ADVcon júbilo, con regocijo; (= maliciously) → maliciosamente

gleefully

[ˈgliːfʊli] adv [report, describe] → en jubilant

gleefully

adv (= exultantly)fröhlich, vergnügt; (= maliciously)hämisch, schadenfroh

gleefully

[ˈgliːfəlɪ] adv (see adj) → gioiosamente, maliziosamente

glee

(gliː) noun
great delight. The children shouted with glee when they saw their presents.
ˈgleeful adjective
ˈgleefully adverb
References in classic literature ?
`This'll take the bile out of 'em!' Fuchs remarked gleefully.
The crowd laughed gleefully. His short, fat legs were never still a moment.
"Why didn't you say so before?" she said, laughing gleefully. "You gave me such a fright.
Twice Smee beat upon the instrument, and then stopped to listen gleefully.
"Yes, I did," said Diana gleefully, perching herself on the bed.
Then a handsome little page sprang gleefully from the covert and ran toward the dying animal.
"When he returned from his expedition and learned the story of my mother's fate I was present as Tal Hajus told him; but never by the quiver of a muscle did he betray the slightest emotion; only he did not laugh as Tal Hajus gleefully described her death struggles.
"The hours are the same, and the lathe, and also the mathematics and my geometry lessons," said Princess Mary gleefully, as if her lessons in geometry were among the greatest delights of her life.
"And mama can't tell whether my face is dirty or not!" added the other childish voice, gleefully.
"At last," said he, rubbing his hands together gleefully, "I have ample leisure for a good talk with my old friend Unc Nunkie.
"It sure beats poker," Daylight whispered gleefully to himself, as he noted the perturbation he was causing.
She gurgled gleefully. Her fingers tightened, in a caress that almost hurt, on Jerry's muzzle.