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


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jean de La Fontaine:

    A cheerful mind is a vigorous mind.

  2. William Makepeace Thackeray:

    A cheerful look brings joy to the heart.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Be careful but never forget to be cheerful.

  4. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    When the heart is heavy cheerful words can carry it.

  5. Terry Pratchett:

    Frankly, I would prefer it if people kept things cheerful.

Images & Illustrations of cheerful

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