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Pleased as Punch

Greatly delighted. Our old friend Punch is always singing with self-satisfaction in all his naughty ways, and his evident “pleasure” is contageous to the beholders.

“You could skip over to Europe whenever you liked; mamma would be pleased as Punch.”-

R. Grant.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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