What does the word joyful mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Joyfully.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Joyfulness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Full of joy.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Manifesting joy.

Usage examples for joyful

  1. His face brightened up with joyful amazement, and he shook me eagerly by the hands. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  2. It told her that all was ready, and that the weather being so bad as to render walking very tiresome and miserable, he had engaged a carriage which would be waiting for her on the west side of the parish church at seven o'clock that night; and her lover would be waiting with it, and if Roland was to be believed, everything joyful and marvellous was waiting also. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  3. Helen nodded as she listened to her Director, and then stepping forward stood before Nita who, with her mother and Ellen, was a joyful spectator of this camp demonstration. – Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer by Rena I. Halsey