What does the word glee mean?

Usage examples for glee

  1. A wild gust of wind had uprooted a young fir tree from the plantation, and bearing it with a savage glee toward the cliff side, dashed it against the kneeling man. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. The lay was sung, the song of the glee- man, the joke rose again, the noise from the benches grew loud, cupbearers gave the wine from wondrous vessels. – The Ethnology of the British Islands by Robert Gordon Latham
  3. Every glee- man has it. – The Caged Lion by Charlotte M. Yonge