Synonyms of happy
1 pleasedDictionary • I'm just happy to be back running.
pleased • They're pleased to be going home.
delighted • He was delighted with the public response.
content • I'm perfectly content with the way the campaign has gone.
thrilled • I was so thrilled to get a good report from him.
glad • I'm glad I decided to go after all.
blessed • The birth of a healthy baby is a truly blessed event.
sunny • The staff wear big sunny smiles.
cheerful • They are both very cheerful in spite of their circumstances.
jolly • She was a jolly, kindhearted woman.
merry • He was much loved for his merry nature.
ecstatic • He was ecstatic about the birth of his first child.
jubilant • He was jubilant after making an impressive comeback.
joyous • a joyous celebration of life
joyful • We're a very joyful people.
elated • I was elated by my success.
over the moon (informal) • We were both over the moon to hear the news.
overjoyed • Shelley was overjoyed to see me.
blissful • a blissful smile
rapt • He played to a rapt audience.
on cloud nine (informal)
walking on air (informal) • As soon as I got the news I was walking on air.
floating on air
stoked (Australian, New Zealand, informal)
2 contentedDictionary • We have a very happy marriage.
blithe • His spirit was anything but blithe below the surface.
, down in the dumps (informal)
3 willingDictionary • I'm happy to answer any questions.
willing • There are some questions which they will not be willing to answer.
ready • She was always ready to give interviews.
glad • I'll be glad to show you round.
contented • Whenever he returns to this place he is happy and contented.
inclined • I am inclined to agree with Alan.
disposed • I might be disposed to like him in other circumstances.
4 fortunateDictionary • a happy coincidence
fortunate • He has had a very fortunate life.
lucky • They are now desperate for a lucky break.
timely • These outbreaks are a timely reminder that the disease persists.
appropriate • It is appropriate that Irish names dominate the list.
convenient • She will try to arrange a mutually convenient time for an interview.
favourable • favourable weather conditions
auspicious • His career had an auspicious start.
propitious • the most propitious moment to launch the campaign
apt • The words of this report are as apt today as they were in 1929.
advantageous • Free exchange of goods was advantageous to all.
well-timed • One well-timed word from you may be all it takes to change his mind.
opportune (formal) • I have arrived at a very opportune moment.
felicitous • Her speech was not at all felicitous.
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advantageousIf something is advantageous to you, it is likely to benefit you.
• Free exchange of goods was advantageous to all.
appropriateSomething that is appropriate is suitable or acceptable for a particular situation.
• It is appropriate that Irish names dominate the list.
to the point,
to the purpose,
to the point,
to the purpose,
aptAn apt remark, description, or choice is especially suitable.
• The words of this report are as apt today as they were in 1929.
Thesaurus for happy from the Collins English Thesaurus