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Meaning of happy

hap•py

Pronunciation: (hap'ē), [key]
— -pi•er, -pi•est.
  1. delighted, pleased, or glad, as over a particular thing: to be happy to see a person.
  2. characterized by or indicative of pleasure, contentment, or joy: a happy mood; a happy frame of mind.
  3. favored by fortune; fortunate or lucky: a happy, fruitful land.
  4. apt or felicitous, as actions, utterances, or ideas.
  5. obsessed by or quick to use the item indicated (usually used in combination): a trigger-happy gangster. Everybody is gadget-happy these days.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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