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:

    Love is charity and charity is nothing else but life full of cheerful giving. ~Emeasoba George

  2. Joyce:

    Those who have easy, cheerful attitudes tend to be happier than those with less pleasant temperaments, regardless of money, making it, or success.

  3. Kukhee Choo:

    There's a lot of affinity in Japan towards idol figures as the management companies choose very average, cute, young cheerful women. They want everyone to feel like this could be your daughter or next-door neighbor, if someone powerful has a hard time coming out, the average women in Japan thinks, what chance do I have ? But idols are very relatable. This incident could help other young women to think, if she came out, then I can come out too.

  4. Martha Washington:

    I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Happiness/cheerfulness/lovefulness gives rise to youthful/gorgeous look/appearance. But, the reverse is the case with unhappiness/uncheerfulness/hatefulness i.e. you should be happy/cheerful/loveful always. For, it really pays.

Images & Illustrations of cheerful

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