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Definition of cheerful adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    cheerful

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈtʃɪrfl//
     
     
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  1. 1happy, and showing it by the way that you behave You're not your usual cheerful self today. He felt bright and cheerful and full of energy. You're in a cheerful mood. a cheerful, hardworking employee a cheerful smile/voice
  2. 2giving you a feeling of happiness a bright, cheerful restaurant walls painted in cheerful (= light and bright) colors a chatty, cheerful letter
NAmE//ˈtʃɪrfəli//
 
adverb
cheerfulness
 
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noun [uncountable]
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