What does the word cheerful mean?

Usage examples for cheerful

  1. " Very well," was the cheerful reply. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  2. He was not cheerful. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  3. After such a victory I had expected to have found in thee A cheerful spirit. – The Death of Wallenstein A Play by Frederich Schiller