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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lively and happy.

Usage examples (37)
  • He had called back a cheery Yes! and then, absorbed in other visions, had forgotten his promise....
  • A cheery hello
  • Kat, cheery is a good word -- it is a pretty nice thing to have greet me in the kitchen every morning!
  • "Hey, Wade!" called the cheery voice of Belllounds. for more
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  • Even though she pointed out the "cherry" (small red round fruit with a pit) tree with a "cheery" (showing joy or good spirits) face, he was "chary" (stingy, slow to grant) of giving her thanks.
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