Definitions for gladglæd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(adj.)feeling joy or pleasure; pleased:
glad about the good news.
accompanied by or causing joy or pleasure:
characterized by or showing cheerfulness, joy, or pleasure, as looks or utterances.
I'd be glad to help.
(v.t.)Archaic. to make glad; gladden.
Origin of glad:
bef. 900; OE glæd, c. ON glathr bright, glad, OHG glat smooth; akin to L glaber smooth
Ref: gladiolus (def. 1). 1
Origin of glad:
1920–25; by shortening
gladiolus, gladiola, glad, sword lily(adj)
any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy
"glad you are here"; "glad that they succeeded"; "gave a glad shout"; "a glad smile"; "heard the glad news"; "a glad occasion"
eagerly disposed to act or to be of service
"glad to help"
feeling happy appreciation
"glad of the fire's warmth"
cheerful and bright
"a beaming smile"; "a glad May morning"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
happy that sth has happened
I'm glad that you two finally met each other.; We were glad to see that the dog had come home.
very willing to
If you need me, I'd be glad to help.
To make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
pleased, happy, satisfied
Origin: From glæd
pleased; joyous; happy; cheerful; gratified; -- opposed to sorry, sorrowful, or unhappy; -- said of persons, and often followed by of, at, that, or by the infinitive, and sometimes by with, introducing the cause or reason
wearing a gay or bright appearance; expressing or exciting joy; producing gladness; exhilarating
to make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate
to be glad; to rejoice
Translations for glad
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
pleased or happy
I'm very glad that you are here; the glad smiles of the children.
- bly, verheugAfrikaans
- مَسْرور، مُبْتَهِج جداArabic
- contentePortuguese (BR)
- rád, potěšený, veselýCzech
- ευχαριστημένος, χαρούμενοςGreek
- feliz, alegre, contentoSpanish
- joyeux, heureuxFrench
- zadovoljan, sretanCroatian
- contento, feliceItalian
- glad, gledeligNorwegian
- خوشحاله ، خوښPashto
- bucuros, fericitRomanian
- rád, spokojný, natešenýSlovak
- mutlu, memnunTurkish
- 高興Chinese (Trad.)
- радий, задоволенийUkrainian
- hài lòngVietnamese
- 高兴Chinese (Simp.)
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