Synonyms of cheerful in English:

cheerful


See definition of cheerful

adjective

1‘he arrived looking relaxed and cheerful’

SYNONYMS
happy, jolly, merry, bright, glad, sunny, joyful, joyous, light-hearted, in good spirits, in high spirits, sparkling, bubbly, exuberant, ebullient, cock-a-hoop, elated, gleeful, breezy, airy, cheery, sprightly, jaunty, animated, radiant, smiling, grinning, laughing, mirthful, frolicsome
jovial, genial, good-humoured
happy-go-lucky, carefree, unworried, untroubled, without a care in the world, full of the joys of spring
buoyant, optimistic, hopeful, full of hope, positive
content, contented
informal upbeat, chipper, chirpy, peppy, smiley, sparky, zippy, zingy, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, full of beans, full of vim and vigour
North American informal peart
dated gay
literary jocund, gladsome, blithe, blithesome
archaic of good cheer
ANTONYMS

sad

2‘primary colours make for a cheerful family room’

SYNONYMS
pleasant, attractive, agreeable, cheering, uplifting, bright, sunny, happy, friendly, welcoming, home-like, comfortable
informal comfy
ANTONYMS

cheerless

3‘he supported our scheme with cheerful generosity’

SYNONYMS
eager, keen, enthusiastic, happy, glad, ready, willing, obliging, cooperative, compliant, complying, acquiescent, agreeing, assenting, ungrudging
informal game
ANTONYMS

unwilling