What does cheerful mean?

Definitions for cheerful
ˈtʃɪər fəlcheer·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cheerful(adj)

    being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits

    "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"

  2. cheerful, pollyannaish, upbeat(adj)

    pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic

Wiktionary

  1. cheerful(Adjective)

    Noticeably happy and optimistic.

  2. cheerful(Adjective)

    Bright and pleasant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cheerful(adj)

    having or showing good spirits or joy; cheering; cheery; contented; happy; joyful; lively; animated; willing

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cheerful' in Adjectives Frequency: #945

How to pronounce cheerful?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say cheerful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheerful in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheerful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of cheerful in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    A call to truly love all and to support or sponsor a good cause is just a walk-through i.e. it is an undemanding task or role. Yes! you heard me right. All it takes is just concession, mutual compassion, a large heart and a cheerful heart. -Emeasoba George

  2. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    When the heart is heavy cheerful words can carry it.

  3. Thomas Bailey Aldrich:

    To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age.

  4. Herodotus:

    Those who are skilled in archery bend their bow only when they are prepared to use it; when they do not require it they allow it to remain unbent, for otherwise it would be unserviceable when the time for using it arrived. So it is with man. If he were to devote himself unceasingly to a dull round of business, without breaking the monotony by cheerful amusements, he would fall imperceptibly into idiotcy, or be struck with paralysis.

  5. Robert Burns:

    Ae fond kiss, and then we severA farewell, and then foreverDeep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee,Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee.Who shall say that Fortune grieves him,While the star of hope she leaves himMe, nae cheerful twinkle lights me,Dark despair around benights me.

Images & Illustrations of cheerful

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