English adjective: cheerful
|1.||cheerful being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits|
|Samples||Her cheerful nature.|
A cheerful greeting.
A cheerful room.
As cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be.
|Similar||beaming, beamish, blithe, blithesome, buoyant, cheery, chipper, chirpy, debonair, debonaire, gay, glad, jaunty, light-hearted, lighthearted, lightsome, perky, smiling, sunny, twinkly|
|See also||glad, happy|
|Attribute||cheer, cheerfulness, sunniness, sunshine|
|Antonyms||cheerless, depressing, uncheerful|
|2.||cheerful pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic|