cheerfully cheerfully  /ˈtʃɪr fə li/


  • (adv) in a cheerful manner


  1. She is now convalescing cheerfully in her little house, surrounded by sons, daughters, grandchildren, dogs, a canary, a parakeet.
  2. They have a stolid dignity, yet are cheerfully devoted to simple, inexpensive pleasures.
  3. Like their American counterparts, Japanese executives cheerfully overpaid for their late-'80s acquisitions.


  1. Huckleberries: Though the end is near, he’ll meet it his way - Sun, 09 Jun 2013 PST

    Larry Justus, who operates the Lakeland RV Park on Bayview Creek with wife, Liz, has a lung disease with a name that friend Herb Huseland of Bayview can’t pronounce. The disease is killing him. Larry, who is in hospice care, informed Herb as cheerfully as possible that there’s nothing anyone can do for him health-wise. It’s the end of the line. But he asks one thing of his many friends in and ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

  2. Moonshine making comeback in legal fashion

    Posted: Saturday, June 8, 2013 9:08 pm | Updated: 9:27 pm, Sat Jun 8, 2013. MARION , Va. — The still on a hill doesn’t look quite like it used to. For one, it’s in a cheerfully painted little building which, though not visible from the highway, isn’t exactly hidden, either.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Bristol Herald Courier

  3. Former No. 1 QB Recruit Rhett Bomar Dishes on the Recruiting Process

    It's been over a decade since 5-star Grand Prairie QB Rhett Bomar emerged from the dressing rooms of a sporting goods store in Irvine, Calif., cheerfully sporting a Crimson and Cream cap. "It was kind of a joke at first, but we kept talking about it, and it got kind of serious," Bomar said. "Drew (Weatherford) and I went back into the corner with three hats of schools we were considering, and I ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "I'd say that we will willingly and cheerfully make the same mistakes again, because that is the way the system is setup," Weiss told me. "The system is not designed to correct or to change in a fundamental way. Nothing that's happened, so...
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Gary Weiss Source: The Epoch Times

  2. "They will be cheerfully ignored," Mr. Norquist said.
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Grover Norquist Source: New York Times

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