joyous

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Etymology[edit]

Old French joieus, from joie + -eus

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  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒɔɪəs/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔɪəs

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joyous (comparative more joyous, superlative most joyous)

  1. Full of joy; happy.
    • 2018 July 7, Phil McNulty, “Sweden 0-2 England”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Southgate and his England players repeated the scenes from the dramatic penalty shootout win over Colombia as they celebrated in front of joyous supporters at the final whistle - one step closer to history and with expectation levels raised once more as they stand one game away from football's greatest occasion.

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