Happy-as-a-lark definitions

(simile, colloquial) Very happy (sometimes with the extra connotations of being carefree or unaware of grimmer realities).

She's happy as a lark with her ten dollar pay raise, even though the long-term prospects for the business are not good.

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Origin of happy-as-a-lark

Derived from comparison to the seemingly cheerful birdsong of a lark.