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Glee definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GLEE, n.
1. Joy; merriment; mirth; gayety; particularly, the mirth enjoyed at a feast.
2. A sort of catch or song sung in parts.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: great merriment [syn: hilarity, mirth, mirthfulness, glee, gleefulness]
2: malicious satisfaction [syn: gloat, gloating, glee]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English gl?o entertainment, music; akin to Old Norse gly? joy, and perhaps to Greek chleu? joke Date: before 12th century 1. exultant high-spirited joy ; merriment 2. a part-song for usually male voices

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 mirth; delight (watched the enemy's defeat with glee). 2 a song for three or more, esp. adult male, voices, singing different parts simultaneously, usu. unaccompanied. Phrases and idioms: glee club a society for singing part-songs. Derivatives: gleesome adj. Etymology: OE glio, gleo minstrelsy, jest f. Gmc

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Glee Glee (gl[=e]), n. [OE. gle, gleo, AS. gle['o]w, gle['o], akin to Icel. gl[=y]: cf. Gr. chley`n joke, jest.] 1. Music; minstrelsy; entertainment. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 2. Joy; merriment; mirth; gayety; paricularly, the mirth enjoyed at a feast. --Spenser. 3. (Mus.) An unaccompanied part song for three or more solo voices. It is not necessarily gleesome.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Glee is a feeling of happiness and excitement, often caused by someone else's misfortune. There was much glee among journalists over the leaked letter. = delight N-UNCOUNT: oft with N

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Merriment, mirth, gayety, joviality, jollity, exhilaration, liveliness, sportiveness, jocularity, hilarity. 2. Light song, song of interwoven melodies.

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