Definition of gleeful:
exuberant, satisfied, exulting, blithe, content, jolly, jubilant, joyful, laughing, jolly, glad, happy, carefree, cheerful, happy, convivial, alive, triumphal, mirthful, jovial, joyous, jocose, jocund, jocular, rejoicing, prideful, gay, contented, boon, elated, triumphant, pleased, sunny, blithesome.
- "A Little Maid of Old Maine", Alice Turner Curtis.
- "Love's Usuries", Louis Creswicke.
For in thy mystic globe all tunes abide,- the birthday note for kings, the marriage peal, the funeral knell, the gleeful jingle of merry mirth, and those sweet chimes that float our thoughts, like fragrant ships upon a fragrant sea, toward heaven,- all are thine!- "How John Norton the Trapper Kept His Christmas", W. H. H. Murray.