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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•joyˌoʊ vərˈdʒɔɪ(v.t.)

  1. to cause to feel great joy or delight; elate.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overjoyed(adj)

    extremely joyful

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. overjoyed(adjective)ˌoʊ vərˈdʒɔɪ

    extremely happy

    overjoyed to see their son again


  1. overjoyed(Adjective)

    Very happy


  1. Overjoyed

    "Overjoyed" is a 1985 hit single released by American and Motown music legend Stevie Wonder on the Tamla label. The single peaked at No. 24 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1986, remaining in the Top 40 for six weeks. In addition, "Overjoyed" was a No. 1 hit on the adult contemporary chart, the eighth of his career. The song was written first for the 1979 album Journey Through the Secret Life of Plants, but was left off the album, and re-recorded for the album In Square Circle. In the liner notes for the song, "crickets, nightingale & additional bird sounds, ocean, pebbles in pond, stone dropped, crushing leaves" are listed under "environmental percussion".

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


full of joy; very glad

She was overjoyed to hear of his safe arrival.

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