happy as a lark

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Etymology[edit]

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

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happy as a lark

  1. (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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