Cheerful and Gay


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Cheerful adjective – Having or showing a good mood or disposition.
Usage example: a cheerful person who is always fun to work with and a pleasure to be around

Gay is a synonym for cheerful in happy topic. In some cases you can use "Gay" instead an adjective "Cheerful", when it comes to topics like feeling, characteristic, pleasant, glad. dated substitute
Nearby Words: cheer, cheerless, cheery, cheering, cheerfulness
Synonyms for Cheerful


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Gay adjective – Having much high-spirited energy and movement.
Usage example: couples dancing a gay, fast-paced jig

Cheerful is a synonym for gay in happy topic. You can use "Cheerful" instead an adjective "Gay", if it concerns topics such as feeling, character trait, glad. popular alternative
Synonyms for Gay

Things that words describes

person cheerful person gay person
hero cheerful hero gay hero
man cheerful man gay man
guy cheerful guy gay guy
Other nouns: woman, people, boy, member, example, characters, side, kid, song, brother, protagonist, times, kids.

Both words in one sentence

  • One of the things he liked about his life in America was that "everything was so gay and cheerful".
  • Wordof God says the name's the old "gay", meaning cheerful or happy.
  • Also in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: "In addition, Benjamin discovered that he was becoming more and more attracted by the gay side of life." and "his thirst for gaiety grew stronger" and "there were gay hours in the cheerful room".
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Gay or Cheerful. 2016. Accessed January 26, 2021.

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