Adjective "cheerful" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈtʃɪəfʊl//ˈtʃɪəf(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Noticeably happy and optimistic.
  1. 'a cheerful voice'
  2. 'He had always been happy, always cheerful, and it hurt her to see him in this kind of state.'
  3. 'They heard his cheerful voice coming from within as he hailed the proprietor of the establishment.'
  4. 'He always remained the same happy cheerful bloke despite his success.'
  5. 'He is bright-eyed, cheerful and almost always shares a smile with those around him.'
  6. 'A shy and gentle person, always cheerful and happy, she will be sadly missed by all who knew her.'
  7. 'They made a cheerful racket, chattering away and laughing all the while.'
  8. 'Linda was a bubbly, happy, cheerful girl who came from a big loving family.'
  9. 'Hundreds of other children in the camp look cheerful and play in the sand, but their smiles are deceiving.'
  10. 'She asked all of these things in one breath, and had added a cheerful ditzy laugh at the end.'
  11. 'You seem a very cheerful, positive person, but does it still upset you when you think back?'
  12. 'the room was painted in cheerful colours'
  13. 'Something told us that I would need to wear something bright and cheerful to get on with my day.'
  14. 'The sight was a most charming and cheerful thing, and would lift the spirits of even the most leaden cynic.'
  15. 'My local radio Station played cheerful music all day to brighten up Bristol.'
  16. 'I can see no good reason why a bloke's workshop shouldn't be a bright and cheerful place in which to work.'
  17. 'The problem with this cheerful notion is that circumstances militate against nature in the big city.'
  18. 'He wants to buy a big old house with cheerful colours and a large garden for the children.'
  19. 'The lights were bright and cheerful, contrasting the heaviness of his own soul.'
  20. 'This cheerful, amusing picture appeared before my eyes this morning and made me smile.'
  21. 'However, the efforts made by all the town folk to present a bright and cheerful image in other ways has paid off.'
  22. 'Plenty of windows and another set of sliding patio doors make this area bright and cheerful.'

Definitions

1. full of cheer; in good spirits: a cheerful person.

2. promoting or inducing cheer; pleasant; bright: cheerful surroundings.

3. characterized by or expressive of good spirits or cheerfulness: cheerful songs.

4. hearty or ungrudging: cheerful giving.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be cheerful in/at/on mornings."

"reports can be cheerful about economies."

"people can be cheerful on dates."

"people can be cheerful during alerts."

"places can be cheerful at residences."

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