Definition of cheerfully adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtʃɪəfəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɪrfəli//
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  1. 1in a way that shows you are happy to laugh/nod/whistle cheerfully
  2. 2(informal) used to say that you would like to do something I could cheerfully have killed him when he said that.
  3. 3used to show that somebody is not embarrassed about something She cheerfully admitted that she had no experience at all (= she wasn't afraid to do so).
  4. 4brightly, in a way that makes you feel happy The school staff proudly showed me each cheerfully decorated classroom.