mirthful

  • 1 Mirthful — Mirth ful, a. 1. Full of mirth or merriment; merry; as, mirthful children. [1913 Webster] 2. Indicating or inspiring mirth; as, a mirthful face. [1913 Webster] Mirthful, comic shows. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Mirth ful*ly}, adv. {Mirth ful*ness}, n.… …

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  • 2 mirthful — index jocular Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 mirthful — (adj.) c.1300, from MIRTH (Cf. mirth) + FUL (Cf. ful). Related: Mirthfully; mirthfulness …

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  • 4 mirthful — [adj] merry amusing, blithe, blithesome, carefree, cheerful, cheery, convivial, enjoyable, entertaining, festive, frolicsome, fun loving, funny, gay, glad, gleeful, happy, jocund, jolly, joyful, joyous, larking, lighthearted, lively, perky,… …

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  • 5 mirthful — [mʉrth′fəl] adj. full of, expressing, or causing mirth; merry mirthfully adv. mirthfulness n …

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  • 6 mirthful — mirthfully, adv. mirthfulness, n. /merrth feuhl/, adj. 1. joyous; gay; jolly: a mirthful laugh. 2. providing mirth; amusing: a mirthful experience. [1275 1325; ME; see MIRTH, FUL] * * * …

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  • 7 mirthful — adjective 1. arousing or provoking laughter an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls an amusing fellow a comic hat a comical look of surprise funny stories that made everybody laugh a very funny writer it would have been… …

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  • 8 mirthful — mirth ► NOUN ▪ amusement, especially as expressed in laughter. DERIVATIVES mirthful adjective. ORIGIN Old English, related to MERRY(Cf. ↑merry) …

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  • 9 mirthful — adjective see mirth …

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  • 10 mirthful — adjective filled with mirth Syn: happy, joyful …

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  • 11 mirthful — Synonyms and related words: blithe, blithesome, buxom, festive, frivolous, gay, gleeful, hilarious, jocular, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, joyous, laughter loving, lighthearted, merry, mirth loving, rejoicing, risible …

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  • 12 mirthful — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. merry, gay, joyous, cheerful, gleeful, jolly, lighthearted, hilarious, jocular, blithe, happy, glad. ANT.: depressed, gloomy, sad II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Characterized by joyful exuberance: blithe,… …

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  • 13 mirthful — mirth·ful || mÉœrθfÊŠl / mɜːθ adj. jolly, merry …

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  • 14 mirthful — a. 1. Merry, jovial, gay, lively, festive, joyful, joyous, cheery, hilarious, cheerful, jocund, vivacious, jolly, playful, sportive, frolicsome. 2. Funny, comic, droll, merry, jocose, jocular, humorous, sportive, witty, facetious, waggish,… …

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  • 15 mirthful — adj 1. cheerful, cheery, full of cheer, merry, gay, sunny, in good or high spirits; blithe, blithesome, light hearted, lightsome, buoyant, optimistic, positive, Inf. upbeat, beamish; debonair, free and easy, carefree, easygoing, breezy, airy,… …

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  • 16 mirthful — mirth·ful …

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  • 17 mirthful — See: mirth …

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  • 18 mirthful — /ˈmɜθfəl/ (say merthfuhl) adjective 1. full of mirth; joyous; jolly; laughingly amused. 2. affording mirth; amusing. –mirthfully, adverb –mirthfulness, noun …

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  • 19 merry mirthful — humourous humourous adj. same as {humorous}; causing amusement or laughter. [Narrower terms: {bantering, facetious, tongue in cheek, witty ; {boisterous, knockabout, slapstick ; {buffoonish, clownish, zany}; {comic, comical, funny, laughable,… …

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  • 20 Mirthfully — Mirthful Mirth ful, a. 1. Full of mirth or merriment; merry; as, mirthful children. [1913 Webster] 2. Indicating or inspiring mirth; as, a mirthful face. [1913 Webster] Mirthful, comic shows. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Mirth ful*ly}, adv. {Mirth… …

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