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“Happy” is an adjective that can describe many things.

Sometimes synonyms can help you more accurately express yourself.
Happy is an adjective. Below are synonyms you can use instead. 
Synonyms: ecstatic, content, merry, jovial, jolly

What Is The Definition of “Happy”?

Happy is an adjective that can describe many things. If you’re feeling happy, that means you’re feeling “favored by luck or fortune.

I was happy because I finally made it onto the softball team.

If you’re using happy to describe a place, that means it’s a place “marked by a joyous atmosphere.”

Disney World is known as the happiest place on Earth.

Happy can also refer to willing to do something.

I’m happy to help.

Sometimes, happy is used informally to mean “inclined to use a specified thing excessively or at random.”

He was kicked out of the paintball tournament for being too trigger-happy and shooting at his opponents during time-outs.

What Are Some Synonyms for “Happy”?

Happy has many synonyms (alternatives). Here are a few of them:

  • Joyful
  • Cheerful
  • Merry
  • Ecstatic
  • Jubilant
  • Elated
  • Festive
  • Lighthearted
  • Jolly
  • Gleeful

What Are Some Common Idioms for “Feeling Happy”?

Idioms help you have a more conversational disposition. Here are a few idioms you could use when you want to express that you (or someone else) are feeling happy.

She’s been on cloud nine ever since she won the lottery.
I'm feeling over the moon because my parents are visiting for the first time in five years.
Ever since I started exercising, I’ve been feeling on top of the world.
I am bursting with joy at the thought of my book finally being published.
Oscar said that after getting married, he feels as if  he is walking on air.

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