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English adjective: mirthful

1. mirthful full of or showing high-spirited merriment

SamplesWhen hearts were young and gay.
A poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company.
The jolly crowd at the reunion.
Jolly old Saint Nick.
A jovial old gentleman.
Have a merry Christmas.
Peals of merry laughter.
A mirthful laugh.

Synonymsgay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry



2. mirthful arousing or provoking laughter

SamplesAn 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 laughable if it hadn't hurt so much.
A mirthful experience.
Risible courtroom antics.

Synonymsamusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, risible

Similarhumorous, humourous

Antonymshumorless, humourless, unhumorous

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