Definition of joyous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʒɔɪəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɔɪəs//
(literary) Happiness
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very happy; causing people to be happy synonym joyful joyous laughter She could now enjoy the joyous prospect of being reunited with him again. See related entries: Happiness
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: joyous