- Glee is defined as great happiness or delight.
An example of glee is what you feel when you have just won the lottery.
glee definition by Webster's New World
- lively joy; gaiety; merriment
- an English part song for three or more unaccompanied, usually men's, voices
Origin: Middle English gle ; from Old English gleo, entertainment, merriment, akin to (rare) Old Norse glȳ ; from Indo-European an unverified form ghleu-, to be merry, jest ; from base an unverified form ghel-, to cry out from source Classical Greek chleuē, jest
glee definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Jubilant delight; joy.
- Music A part song scored for three or more usually male and unaccompanied voices that was popular in the 18th century.
Origin: Middle English gle, entertainment, from Old English glēo; see ghel-2 in Indo-European roots.