US: /ˈtʃɪɹfəɫ/
UK: /t‍ʃˈi‍əfə‍l/

English Vietnamese dictionary

cheerful /'tʃjəful/
  • tính từ
    • vui mừng, phấn khởi; hớn hở, tươi cười
      • a cheerful face: bộ mặt hớn hở
    • vui mắt; vui vẻ
      • a cheerful room: căn phòng vui mắt
      • a cheerful conversation: câu chuyện vui vẻ
    • vui lòng, sẵn lòng, không miễn cưỡng (việc làm)

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
1 happy, and showing it by the way that you behave: You're not your usual cheerful self today. + He felt bright and cheerful and full of energy. + You're in a cheerful mood. + a cheerful, hard-working employee + a cheerful smile / voice
2 giving you a feeling of happiness: a bright, cheerful restaurant + walls painted in cheerful (= light and bright) colours + a chatty, cheerful letter
cheerfully adverb: to laugh / nod / whistle cheerfully + I could cheerfully have killed him when he said that (= I would have liked to). + She cheerfully admitted that she had no experience at all (= she wasn't afraid to do so).
cheerfulness noun [U]

Thesaurus dictionary

1 joyous, glad, gladsome, blithesome, blithe, happy, cheery, of good cheer, joyful, jolly, exuberant, jubilant, gleeful, gay, light-hearted, merry:
I am pleased to see that Agatha is so cheerful. Why do you cry at weddings, which are supposed to be such cheerful occasions?
2 cheering, gladdening, animating, bright, enlivening, cheery, gay, buoyant, invigorating:
She has redecorated the bedroom in more cheerful colours.

Collocation dictionary


appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound | become | keep, remain, stay
I'm amazed that she keeps so cheerful.
| keep sb
We tried to keep him cheerful.


amazingly, extremely, incredibly, remarkably, very | almost | fairly, quite | falsely
‘The doctor is on her way, ’ said Mrs Morris, sounding falsely cheerful.

Concise English dictionary

+being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits
+pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic