Definition of joie de vivre noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

joie de vivre

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌʒwʌ də ˈviːvrə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʒwʌ də ˈviːvrə//
 
[uncountable](from French)
 
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a feeling of great happiness and enjoyment of life Word OriginFrench, literally ‘joy of living’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: joie de vivre