happy is part of the Basic English 850.
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happy is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
happy

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA: /ˈhæpi/
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  • Hyphenation: hap‧py

AdjectiveEdit

Positive
happy

Comparative
happier

Superlative
happiest

  1. When you feel happy, you feel positive, usually because something nice has happened.
    He was happy.
  2. Causing happiness.
    Her room is happy.
  3. Lucky.
    It was a happy chance that they met there.

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