Happy definitions

hăp'ē
The definition of happy is someone or something that is feeling great pleasure or joy.

An example of happy is someone who wins the lottery.

An example of happy is a baby laughing.

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Enjoying, showing, or marked by pleasure, satisfaction, or joy.
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Cheerful; willing.

Happy to help.

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Enthusiastic about or involved with to a disproportionate degree. Often used in combination.

Money-happy; clothes-happy.

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Characterized by good luck.
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Having, showing, or causing a feeling of great pleasure, contentment, joy, etc.; joyous; glad; pleased.
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Favored by luck or fortune; lucky.
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Being especially well-adapted; felicitous.

A happy turn of phrase.

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Characterized by a spontaneous or obsessive inclination to use something. Often used in combination.

Trigger-happy.

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Favored by circumstances; lucky; fortunate.
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Exactly appropriate to the occasion; suitable and clever; apt; felicitous.

A happy suggestion.

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Intoxicated, sedated, etc.

Slap-happy.

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Intoxicating, sedating, etc.

Happy pills.

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Irresponsibly quick to act.

Trigger-happy.

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Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous.

Music makes me feel happy.

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Content, satisfied (with or to do something); having no objection (to something).

Are you happy to pay me back by the end of the week?

Are you happy with your internet service provider?

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Origin of happy

From Middle English happy, from hap (“chance”) (from Old Norse; see hap for more) +‎ -y.