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Definitions of happy

  1. Favored by hap, luck, or fortune; lucky; fortunate; successful; prosperous; satisfying desire; as, a happy expedient; a happy effort; a happy venture; a happy omen. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Experiencing the effect of favorable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous; as, happy hours, happy thoughts. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Dexterous; ready; apt; felicitous. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Happiest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. HAPPINESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Happier. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. HAPPILY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. experiencing pleasure or joy; "happy you are here"; "pleased with the good news" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. well expressed and to the point; "a happy turn of phrase"; "a few well-chosen words"; "a felicitous comment" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure or good fortune; "a happy smile"; "spent many happy days on the beach"; "a happy marriage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. Lucky, successful: possessing or enjoying pleasure or good. secure of good: furnishing enjoyment: dexterous. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Fortunate; having or bringing pleasure. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Enjoying, giving, or expressing pleasure; joyous; blessed; opportune; felicitous; fortunate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Fortunate; successful; enjoying pleasure from the possession or fruition of good; in seenre possession of good; blessed; agreeable; dexterous; well-adapted to a purpose; living in concord; propitious. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Having good hap; possessed of or enjoying pleasure or good; fortunate; harmonious; agreeable; strikingly appropriate, as a speech. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for happy

  1. And she ain't happy any more, and I can't make her tell me. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  2. He was happy with her. – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
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