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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthfuladjective

    full of or showing high-spirited merriment

    "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter"; "a mirthful laugh"

  2. amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risibleadjective

    arousing or provoking laughter

    "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics"


  1. mirthfuladjective

    filled with mirth.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Mirthfuladjective

    Merry; gay; cheerful.

    Etymology: mirth and full.

    No simple word,
    That shall be utter’d at our mirthful board,
    Shall make us sad next morning. Ben Jonson, Epigr. 101.

    The feast was serv’d; the bowl was crown’d;
    To the king’s pleasure went the mirthful round. Matthew Prior.


  1. mirthful

    Mirthful refers to being full of joy, happiness, laughter, or cheerfulness. It suggests an expressive and often lively happiness and amusement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mirthfuladjective

    full of mirth or merriment; merry; as, mirthful children

  2. Mirthfuladjective

    indicating or inspiring mirth; as, a mirthful face

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mirthful in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mirthful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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