(adj.) well expressed and to the point; 'a happy turn of phrase'; 'a few well-chosen words' .
(adj.) enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure; 'a happy smile'; 'spent many happy days on the beach'; 'a happy marriage' .
(superl.) Favored by hap, luck, or fortune; lucky; fortunate; successful; prosperous; satisfying desire; as, a happy expedient; a happy effort; a happy venture; a happy omen.
(superl.) Experiencing the effect of favorable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous; as, happy hours, happy thoughts.
(superl.) Dexterous; ready; apt; felicitous.
a. . Joyous, joyful, blissful, blessed, blest.. Pleased, gratified, delighted, rejoiced, glad, gladdened, charmed.. Lucky, fortunate, prosperous, successful.. Ready, apt, skilful, adroit, dexterous, expert, able.. Seasonable, opportune, befitting, pertinent, felicitous, well-timed.. Auspicious, propitious, favorable.
SYN:Lucky, fortunate, felicitous, successful, delighted, joyous, merry, blithesome,prosperous, glad, blissful
ANT:Unlucky, unfortunate, infelicitous, unsuccessful, sorrowful, sorry,disapointed, dull, lugubrious, desponding, unhappy
adj. lucky successful: possessing or enjoying pleasure or good: secure of good: furnishing enjoyment: dexterous apt felicitous.—v.t. (Shak.) to make happy.—v.t. Happ′ify to make happy.—adv. Happ′ily.—n. Happ′iness.—adj. Happ′y-go-luck′y easy-going: taking things as they come.—adv. in any way one pleases.—Happy despatch a euphemism for the Hara-kiri (q.v.).
- I have something beyond this, but I will call it a defect, not an endowment, if it leads me to misery, while ye are happy. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- Better be happy old maids than unhappy wives, or unmaidenly girls, running about to find husbands, said Mrs. March decidedly. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- Won't you say yes--I will devote my life to making you very happy. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- It is like the happy old times to have you here. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- The fine crisp morning made her mother feel particularly well and happy at breakfast-time. 伊丽莎白·盖斯凯尔. 南方与北方.
- Anselmo was happy now and he was very pleased that he had stayed there at the post of observation. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- He was a good man; good and happy. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- I will discipline my sorrowing heart to sympathy in your joys; I will be happy, because ye are so. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- Where affection is reciprocal and sincere, and minds are harmonious, marriage _must_ be happy. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- When happy, inanimate nature had the power of bestowing on me the most delightful sensations. 玛丽·雪莱. 弗兰肯斯坦.
- If I do come again, I hope I shall find you better, I said; better and happier. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- The common man in France was more free, better off, and happier during the Terror than he had been in 1787. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- But other generations will arise, and ever and for ever will continue, to be made happier by our present acts, to be glorified by our valour. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- She suddenly looked up at me with a faint reflection of her smile of happier times--the most irresistible smile I have ever seen on a woman's face. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- It made my second year much happier than my first; and, what was better still, made Dora's life all sunshine. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- Oh, but I am happier than usual to-day, answered I, very naturally. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- I am much happier,' said Eugene. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- My dear Maurice, you will be happier in the actual battle than in all the statecraft which leads to it. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- I should be much happier if we were reconciled. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- I can be happier in nothing than in your happiness. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- It was the happiest hour I had in the whole day. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- His manners are certainly not the happiest in nature. 简·奥斯汀. 理智与情感.
- I was the happiest of the happy. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- Relieve us from this fear, and we shall be the happiest creatures in the world. 玛丽·雪莱. 弗兰肯斯坦.
- That was the happiest time of his life: that was the spot he would have chosen now to awake in and find the rest a dream. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- I warned the inmates of the house, so as to avoid a second tragedy, and we went down, with the happiest results. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- Mr. Jones, a dried-in man of businessstood behind his desk: he seemed one of the greatest, and I one of the happiest of beings. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- But the happiest regulation in French railway government is--thirty minutes to dinner! 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Mrs. Weston, with her baby on her knee, indulging in such reflections as these, was one of the happiest women in the world. 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- I am the happiest creature in the world. 简·奥斯汀. 傲慢与偏见.