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Gleesome \Glee"some\, a. Merry; joyous; gleeful.


a. (context archaic English) gleeful, joyous

Usage examples of "gleesome".

Now, at his gleesome yawp, rabbits, a mile away, ducked their ears, and sensitive plants closed their fearful fronds.

Lancethe ridiculous name he was now giving to his man part, thanks to Mairewas nigh gleesome with anticipation.

I have not seen you so gleesome this many a dayscarcely since the time when Clement Lanyere underwent his sentence.

While this place now is quiet from lack of occupants, there was a day when it was a gleesome place, jocular and laughter loving.