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Meaning of MIRTHFUL

Pronunciation:  'murthful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  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"
 

MIRTHFUL is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: amusing, comic, comical, funny, gay, humorous, humourous, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyous, laughable, merry, risible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mirth"ful\, a.
1. Full of mirth or merriment; merry; as, mirthful children.

2. Indicating or inspiring mirth; as, a mirthful face.

         Mirthful, comic shows.                --Shak.
   -- {Mirth"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Mirth"ful*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: blithe, blithesome, buxom, festive, frivolous, gay, gleeful, hilarious, jocular, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, joyous, laughter-loving, lighthearted, merry, mirth-loving, rejoicing, risible
 

 

 

 

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