gladdest gladdest


  1. (n) any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
  2. (adj) showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy
  3. (adj) eagerly disposed to act or to be of service
  4. (adj) feeling happy appreciation
  5. (adj) cheerful and bright


  1. Around them swarmed thousands of celebrities high and citizens humble, in their gladdest rags and stiffest shirt fronts, packed like penguins on an iceberg.
  2. Across the land this Christmas season, churches old and new, grand or unpretentious, prepare for the gladdest occasion of the Christian calendar.
  3. But gladdest of all was Sir Henri.
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untenable untenable
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