Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Mirthful'
Mirthful Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
- full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter"; "a mirthful laugh" [syn: gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry]
- arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics" [syn: amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, risible]
- Mirthful \Mirth"ful\, a.
- Full of mirth or merriment; merry; as, mirthful children.
- Indicating or inspiring mirth; as, a mirthful face. Mirthful, comic shows. --Shak. -- Mirth"ful*ly, adv. -- Mirth"ful*ness, n.
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