[ UK /hˈæpi/ ]
[ US /ˈhæpi/ ]
  1. marked by good fortune
    a happy outcome
    a felicitous life
  2. enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    spent many happy days on the beach
    a happy marriage
    a happy smile
  3. well expressed and to the point
    a happy turn of phrase
    a few well-chosen words
  4. eagerly disposed to act or to be of service
    glad to help
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How To Use happy In A Sentence

  • That call my slumbering life to wake to happy things. A Book of Strife in the Form of The Diary of an Old Soul
  • May each hour be a happy one on this special day.Love is always my gift to you for today and every day.
  • The old ceiling and bar brought back many memories of happy carefree days of yore to those present.
  • But the family have pulled together and, in spite of fits of irritability, are happy.
  • There is something about rainy days that can make you feel strangely melancholic and happy at the same time.
  • Excepting his quaint epithets which he affects to render literally from the Greek, a language above all others blest in the happy marriage of sweet words, and which in our language are mere printer's compound epithets -- such as quaffed divine Literary Remains, Volume 1
  • However, this happy juxtaposition of Eastern style and Western living has not always been so effortless.
  • the unhappy truth
  • Naturally, her husband was very pleased and only too happy to oblige with the ‘work.’
  • I am treasuring up my thoughts of this happy time to give me joy in the future.
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