Gladder definition

To make glad; rejoice.
verb
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One who makes glad or gives joy.

noun
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Comparative form of glad: more glad.
adjective
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Origin of gladder

  • From gladder (“one who makes glad”), or perhaps from Middle English *gladderen, from Old English *gladrian (“to make glad”), equivalent to glad +‎ -er (“fequentative suffix”).

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  • From Middle English gladere, from Old English glædra (adj), glador (adv), comparative of glæd (“glad, shining, bright”). More at glad.

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  • From Middle English glader, from Old English *gladere (“gladder”), from gladian (“to make glad”), equivalent to glad +‎ -er.

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