gleefully gleefully  /ɡ ˈli fə li/


  • (adv) in a joyous and gleeful manner



  1. Moments after Barack Obama announced new ethics rules Wednesday, the Republican National Committee gleefully emailed reporters with some opposition research.
  2. Martin gleefully boasts about leading eight fellow storm troopers in disrupting a May 1 pro-immigrant rally in Dayton by taunting protesters.
  3. Snow has occasionally been critical of the President, and liberal groups began gleefully circulating nettlesome quotes to reporters on Tuesday.


  1. Texans rookie David Quessenberry tweets his truck was recovered from smugglers

    When I spoke to Texans rookie David Quessenberry earlier today about his stolen truck, his face fell. It happened while he out of town in California over the weekend. He let fellow rookie draft pick Chris Jones borrow it while he was gone and through no fault of Jones’, the truck was stolen out of their hotel parking lot. Well today Quessenberry tweeted gleefully that his truck had been found ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. Losing hope in government

    The growing list of government agencies intimidating private citizens and recklessly, gleefully, contemptuously spending taxpayers’ money on frivolous indulgences evokes memories of the old Soviet apparatchiks’ special privileges condoned by an unchallenged Communist Party.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

  3. Congressman gleefully hails ‘scandalgate’

    Republican Rep. Paul Gosar gleefully hailed the accumulation of political controversies surrounding the Obama Administration as the key to winning control of Congress in 2014, at a speech before a supportive crowd at a Payson Tea Party meeting.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Payson Roundup


  1. Chase says the New Jersey mob boss "had been people's alter ego. They had gleefully watched him rob, kill, pillage, lie and cheat. They had cheered him on. And then, all of a sudden, they wanted to see him punished for all that. They wanted...
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: David Chase Source: FOXNews

  2. Ben Brantley, New York Times, called the production, "Absurdly enjoyable! This gleefully theatrical riff on Hitchcock's film is fast and frothy, performed by a cast of four that seems like a cast of thousands. The actors themselves seem to be having...
    on Mar 31, 2008 By: Ben Brantley Source: Broadway World

  3. "This great mass of shaggy hair loomed up and an out-of-breath voice requested a quick drag of my Woodbine," Aspinall said. "It was one of the first cigarettes either of us had smoked. We spluttered our way through it bravely but gleefully."
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Neil Aspinall Source: BBC News

Word of the Day
ennui ennui
/ɛ ˈnu i /