What does the word mirthful mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Mirthfully.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Mirthfulness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Merry.

Usage examples for mirthful

  1. But May, or her mirthful spirit, dwelt all the year round at Merry Mount, sporting with the Summer months, and revelling with Autumn, and basking in the glow of Winter's fireside. – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  2. But so irresistible was the well of gaiety bubbling up in her heart that she made the statement mirthful. – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  3. He lived respected as a Pious and a Mirthful Man, and died on his way to church to assist at a wedding on the 31st day of March 1811, aged 70 years. – In Search Of Gravestones Old And Curious by W.T. (William Thomas) Vincent
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