Meaning of cheerful

cheer•ful

Pronunciation: (chēr'ful), [key]
— adj.
  1. full of cheer; in good spirits: a cheerful person.
  2. promoting or inducing cheer; pleasant; bright: cheerful surroundings.
  3. characterized by or expressive of good spirits or cheerfulness: cheerful songs.
  4. hearty or ungrudging: cheerful giving.
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