Origin of jubilantClassical Latin jubilans, present participle of jubilare: see Jubilate
Jubilant people celebrating Christmas.
The definition of jubilant is showing great joy or happiness.
An example of jubilant is a crowd celebrating Christmas together at their local church.
- Exultingly joyful.
- Expressing joy.
Origin of jubilantLatin iūbilāns iūbilant- present participle of iūbilāre to raise a shout of joy
(comparative more jubilant, superlative most jubilant)
- In a state of elation.
- The store's unusual comforters are a jubilant celebration of hodgepodge colors, artfully arranged to create a look worthy of any tropical environment.
- The boy was jubilant to be with a dad he loved and away from an overly strict mom.
- Papa Quinn, Howie and my wife and I were exhausted but jubilant.