Synonyms of happy in English:


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See UK English definition of happy

See Spanish definition of feliz


1‘Melissa came in looking happy and excited’

contented, content, cheerful, cheery, merry, joyful, jovial, jolly, joking, jocular, gleeful, carefree, untroubled, delighted, smiling, beaming, grinning, glowing, satisfied, gratified, buoyant, radiant, sunny, blithe, joyous, beatific, blessed
cock-a-hoop, in good spirits, in high spirits, in a good mood, light-hearted, good-humoured
thrilled, exuberant, elated, exhilarated, ecstatic, blissful, euphoric, overjoyed, exultant, rapturous, rapt, enraptured, in seventh heaven, on cloud nine, over the moon, walking on air, beside oneself with joy, jumping for joy
informal chirpy, on top of the world, as happy as a sandboy, tickled pink, tickled to death, gassed, like a dog with two tails, as pleased as Punch, on a high, blissed out, sent
British informal chuffed, as happy as Larry
Northern English informal made up
North American informal as happy as a clam
Australian informal wrapped
dated gay
rare blithesome, jocose, jocund


2‘we will be happy to advise you’

willing, glad, ready, pleased, delighted, contented
disposed, inclined
informal game


3‘by a happy coincidence the date was Richard's birthday’

fortunate, lucky, favourable, advantageous, opportune, timely, well timed, convenient, propitious, felicitous, auspicious, beneficial, helpful
appropriate, apt, fitting, fit, good, right, apposite, proper, seemly, befitting