Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adjective

Full of glee; merry.

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Usage examples "gleeful":

  1. He got up and went across to Hazel, who had played three consecutive notes, and was gleeful. - "Gone to Earth", Mary Webb.
  2. Two or three had guns they let off to add to the gleeful noise. - "Ma Pettengill", Harry Leon Wilson.
  3. His study of the Chinese phonograms at length resulted in the transformation of his careworn face by a slowly dawning smile, the gleeful smile of a mischief- loving child. - "Red Masquerade", Louis Joseph Vance.