bleeful

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Etymology[edit]

From blee +‎ -ful.

Adjective[edit]

bleeful (comparative more bleeful, superlative most bleeful)

  1. Full of blee; colourful; radiant; splendid; bright; cheerful; cheery.
    • 1960, Kendall Benard Taft, The technique of composition:
      One of the most common patterns of word order in English is seen in the nonsense phrase the bleeful thrum.
    • 1987, Nik Newark & Jason Belam, The Sausage man:
      The Pumpkin Kid is dead and gone, And stuck inside a drawer, Perhaps he ate a bleeful scone, Or a rusted up chainsaw.

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