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Meaning of GLEE

Pronunciation:  glee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  great merriment
  2. [n]  malicious satisfaction

GLEE is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: gleefulness, gloat, gloating, hilarity, mirth, mirthfulness
 See Also: gaiety, merriment, satisfaction



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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