What does Glee mean?

Definitions for Gleegli

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Glee.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hilarity, mirth, mirthfulness, glee, gleefulness(noun)

    great merriment

  2. gloat, gloating, glee(noun)

    malicious satisfaction


  1. glee(Noun)

    Joy; merriment; mirth; gaiety; particularly, the mirth enjoyed at a feast.

  2. glee(Noun)

    Music; minstrelsy; entertainment.

  3. glee(Noun)

    An unaccompanied part song for three or more solo voices, not necessarily merry.

  4. Origin: gle from gleo, akin to glý. A poetic word in , the word was obsolete by 1500, but revived late 18c.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glee(noun)

    music; minstrelsy; entertainment

  2. Glee(noun)

    joy; merriment; mirth; gayety; paricularly, the mirth enjoyed at a feast

  3. Glee(noun)

    an unaccompanied part song for three or more solo voices. It is not necessarily gleesome

  4. Origin: [OE. gle, gleo, AS. glew, gle, akin to Icel. gl: cf. Gr. joke, jest.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Glee

    glē, n. joy: mirth and gaiety: (mus.) a song or catch in parts.—adj. Glee′ful, merry.—ns. Glee′maid′en, a female minstrel; Glee′man, a minstrel.—adj. Glee′some, merry. [A.S. gleó, mirth; Ice. glý.]

Suggested Resources

  1. glee

    Song lyrics by glee -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by glee on the Lyrics.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Glee in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Glee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of Glee

  1. GleeGleeGlee

Translations for Glee

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Glee »


Find a translation for the Glee definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Glee definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Glee." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 19 Jan. 2018. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/Glee>.

Are we missing a good definition for Glee? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Glee:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.