HAPPY Synonym: List of 29 Synonyms for Happy in English

Happy Synonym! This lesson provides a list of commonly used synonyms for the word – happy in English with ESL picture and example sentences to help you expand your vocabulary.

Happy Synonym

List of Synonyms for Happy

  • Elated
  • Floating on air
  • Glad
  • Blessed
  • Cheerful
  • On cloud nine (informal)
  • Over the moon (informal)
  • Blissful
  • Blithe
  • Cheery
  • Cock-a-hoop  (old-fashioned)
  • Content
  • Contented
  • Gratified
  • Delighted
  • Ecstatic
  • Gleeful
  • Jolly
  • Merry
  • Overjoyed
  • Pleased
  • Rapt
  • Jovial
  • Joyful
  • Joyous
  • Jubilant
  • Stoked  (informal)
  • Thrilled
  • Walking on air (informal)

Happy Synonyms with Examples

  • Blessed

Fortunately we were blessed with fine weather.

  • Elated

The prince was reported to be elated at/by the birth of his new daughter.

  • Floating on air

When he got his exam results he was floating on air.

  • Glad

 I’ll be glad when this job is over and done with.

  • Cheerful

I’m amazed that she keeps so cheerful.

  • On cloud nine (informal)

She has been on cloud nine since the magazine printed the story she wrote.

  • Over the moon (informal)

 I was so over the moon I walked all the way home to Streatham with this huge smile on my face.

  • Blissful

All of this was blissful time out from the routine drudgery.

  • Blithe

blithe heart makes a blooming visage.

  • Cheery

Veronica had come up to him with her usual cheery smile.

  • Cock-a-hoop  (old-fashioned)

They’re all cock-a-hoop about winning the first game of the season.

  • Content

Are you content with your present salary?

  • Contented

His face relaxes into a contented smile.

  • Gratified

 He was gratified to hear that his idea had been confirmed.

  • Delighted

I am delighted to make your acquaintance, Mrs. Baker.

  • Ecstatic

He was ecstatic at the news of his daughter’s birth.

  • Gleeful

The park was full of gleeful children playing on sleds.

  • Jolly

Everybody was in a very relaxed and jolly mood.

  • Merry

A wish for a truly merry Christmas and may the joy of Christmas linger in your heart all the year!

  • Overjoyed

The children were overjoyed at the thought of going to the seaside on holiday.

  • Pleased

She actually seemed pleased to see him: most of her visitors she merely tolerated.

  • Rapt

She sat with a rapt expression reading her book.

  • Jovial

Michael was in a jovial and optimistic mood.

  • Joyful

 I lost no time in sending the joyful news to my parents at home.

  • Joyous

This is truly a joyous time. Congratulations and good luck.

  • Jubilant

The fans were jubilant at/about/over England’s victory.

  • Stoked  (informal)

I’m stoked about getting a new car.

  • Thrilled

I was so thrilled to get a good report from him.

  • Walking on air (informal)

The boys are walking on air because their team won the game.

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HAPPY Synonym: List of 29 Synonyms for Happy in English

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