Crossword clues for happy
- One of Snow White's seven
- Start of a seasonal greeting
- Not sad
- Feeling elated
- "____ Days"
- Sleepy colleague
- Kind of camper
- Bashful colleague
- __ hour
- Smiling, probably
- More than content
- An animated dwarf
- Word with landing or medium
- Word for a birthday
- Word before camper or hour
- Sleepy's friend
- Pharrell Williams hit that won the 2015 Best Music Video Grammy
- Pharrell Williams hit
- Opposite of sad
- Most successful song of 2014
- Jumping for joy
- Greeting-card word
- Cohort of Dopey and Grumpy
- Cheerful — dwarf
- 2013 Pharrell Williams hit that peaked in 2014 ... or feeling cheerful
- #1 song from Pharrell Williams
- "Satisfied now?"
- "Hour" or "Days" lead-in
- Compromise the result of a profitable seance?
- Satisfactory compromise: one likely to lift spirits?
- Prudent course resulting from successful seance?
- Seasonal greeting
- Mrs. Rockefeller
- One of the Seven Dwarfs
- Upbeat Pharrell Williams hit
- All smiles
- Sarcastic question after a self-induced disaster
- "Are you satisfied now?"
- One of a tiny septet
- Hooligan of comics
- Coward's "This ___ Breed"
- Adjective for a medium
- Nickname for a Chandler of baseball fame
- Nelson's widow
- A Rockefeller
- One of Doc's septet
- Cheerful - dwarf
- One of Snow White’s dwarfs very quietly brought in grass
- Fortunate; content
- Little miner very quiet in bed
- Like a beer? Nothing left for adult, mildly drunk
- Pleased; fortunate
- On cloud nine
- Pleased as Punch
- Walking on air
- In good spirits
- Having fun
- Grumpy companion
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Happy \Hap"py\ (h[a^]p"p[y^]), a. [Compar. Happier (-p[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Happiest.] [From Hap chance.]
Favored by hap, luck, or fortune; lucky; fortunate; successful; prosperous; satisfying desire; as, a happy expedient; a happy effort; a happy venture; a happy omen.
Chymists have been more happy in finding experiments than the causes of them.
Experiencing the effect of favorable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous; as, happy hours, happy thoughts.
Happy is that people, whose God is the Lord.
--Ps. cxliv. 15.
The learned is happy Nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more.
Dexterous; ready; apt; felicitous.
One gentleman is happy at a reply, another excels in a in a rejoinder.
Happy family, a collection of animals of different and hostile propensities living peaceably together in one cage. Used ironically of conventional alliances of persons who are in fact mutually repugnant.
Happy-go-lucky, trusting to hap or luck; improvident; easy-going. ``Happy-go-lucky carelessness.''
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., "lucky, favored by fortune, prosperous;" of events, "turning out well," from hap (n.) "chance, fortune" + -y (2). Sense of "very glad" first recorded late 14c. Ousted Old English eadig (from ead "wealth, riches") and gesælig, which has become silly. Meaning "greatly pleased and content" is from 1520s. Old English bliðe "happy" survives as blithe. From Greek to Irish, a great majority of the European words for "happy" at first meant "lucky." An exception is Welsh, where the word used first meant "wise."\n
\nUsed in World War II and after as a suffix (as in bomb-happy, flak-happy) expressing "dazed or frazzled from stress." Happy medium is from 1778. Happy ending in the literary sense recorded from 1756. Happy as a clam (1630s) was originally happy as a clam in the mud at high tide, when it can't be dug up and eaten. Happy hunting ground, the reputed Indian paradise, is attested from 1840, American English. Related: Happier; happiest.
a. 1 Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous. 2 Favored by luck or fortune; lucky. 3 dexterous; ready; apt; felicitous. 4 content, satisfied (with or to do something); having no objection (to something). 5 (As a suffix to a noun) favouring or inclined to use, as in trigger-happy. alt. 1 Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous. 2 Favored by luck or fortune; lucky. 3 dexterous; ready; apt; felicitous. 4 content, satisfied (with or to do something); having no objection (to something). 5 (As a suffix to a noun) favouring or inclined to use, as in trigger-happy.
adj. enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure or good fortune; "a happy smile"; "spent many happy days on the beach"; "a happy marriage" [ant: unhappy]
experiencing pleasure or joy; "happy you are here"; "pleased with the good news" [syn: pleased]
marked by good fortune; "a felicitous life"; "a happy outcome" [syn: felicitous]
satisfied; enjoying well-being and contentment; "felt content with her lot"; "quite happy to let things go on as they are"
well expressed and to the point; "a happy turn of phrase"; "a few well-chosen words"; "a felicitous comment" [syn: well-chosen]
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Happy is a 1997 album by the Australian new wave band Real Life. Real Life consisted at the time of David Sterry, Danny Simcic, Allan Johnson and George Pappas. A limited edition release of Happy featured a bonus remix album called Happier.
"Happy" is the fourth single to be taken from Indie band Travis' debut album, Good Feeling. Since the release of the single, until the end of 2007, "Happy" was typically used as the encore song during their live concerts. The single reached number 38 on the UK Singles Chart.
"Happy" is the tenth track on The Rolling Stones' 1972 album Exile on Main St. Keith Richards sings lead vocals. Released as the second single from the album in July 1972, "Happy" entered the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 69 on 15 July 1972 and reached No. 22 on 19 August 1972.
To be happy is to experience happiness: a feeling of contentment or joy.
Happy may also refer to:
Happy is Matthew West's debut studio album for a major label, released on December 26, 2003. It was followed by History, Sellout (re-release), and Something to Say.
"Happy" is a song by Lighthouse Family, which was released as a single in July 2002. The song was the third pop single written by British duo Lighthouse Family for their third album Whatever Gets You Through the Day (2001). The song was produced by Kevin Bacon and Jonathan Quarmby. The song reached outside the top 50 in the United Kingdom as well as being in the top 30 in the World RnB Top 30 Singles Chart.
"Happy" is the second single by American R&B singer Ashanti from her debut album. Released on May 21, 2002 (see 2002 in music), it was written by Ashanti, Raymond Calhoun and producer Irv Gotti. The song contains a sample of Gap Band's " Outstanding," written by Calhoun.
Happy reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 and number six on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart. The single became Ashanti's fourth top ten hit on both charts. The song was in the top ten in the Netherlands, top twenty in the United Kingdom and New Zealand, and the top thirty and forty in Australian, French and Swiss.
The remix was produced by Chink Santana and featured rapper Charli Baltimore and further integrates a sample of "Outstanding". It was later included on the Murder Inc. remix-compilation Irv Gotti Presents: The Remixes.
Happy is a 2006 Telugu romantic drama film directed by A. Karunakaran. The film stars Allu Arjun, Genelia D'Souza and Manoj Bajpayee in lead roles; music was scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja. The film was produced by Allu Aravind and released on 27 January 2006.
Upon release, the film was dubbed into Malayalam and released with the title Happy be Happy. The Telugu version was moderately successful at the box office whereas the Malayalam version was a smash hit collecting 12.22 lakhs in its opening week at Ernakulam.The film ran a total of 170 days in kerala and bought a huge fans to allu arjun in kerala. The film was remade in Bengali under the title Bolo Na Tumi Amar starring Dev and Koel Mallick and in Oriya under the title Loafer starring Babushaan and Archita Sahu. The movie was dubbed into Hindi as Dum.
"Happy" is 2006 song by Christian artist Ayiesha Woods, from her 2006 debut album Introducing Ayiesha Woods.
"Happy" is a song recorded by Michael Jackson for the Motown label in 1973. The song featured on Jackson's album Music & Me. Its full title is "Happy (Love Theme from Lady Sings the Blues)", although it was never featured in the film or the soundtrack for Lady Sings the Blues. The song was released as a single in Australia, backed by "In Our Small Way".
Jackson continued to perform the track in concert as late as 1977, citing it as one of his favorite songs.
The song was not released as a single in the UK until 1983 to promote Motown's 18 Greatest Hits compilation album, on which the song was included. Upon its release, "Happy" (credited to Michael Jackson plus The Jackson 5) peaked at #52 on the British pop chart. It was also issued as a single by Bobby Darin and included on his posthumous Motown LP Darin: 1936-1973. It was later recorded by the song's composer, Smokey Robinson, and appeared on his landmark solo album A Quiet Storm.
According to Robinson, the song was inspired by the film's melody, which was originally composed by Michel Legrand. He explained, "I was looking at the movie one day, and I was listening to that melody, and I thought it was just such a beautiful melody, until I wanted to write some words for that melody, which I did, and I went and I sang them for Berry Gordy, and he was really upset because I didn't write them before he finished the movie so they could've been in the movie."
is the third solo single of Morning Musume and Hello! Project member Koharu Kusumi, under the artist name . It was released on May 2, 2007 as a regular edition CD and limited edition CD with catalogue numbers EPCE-5470 and EPCE-5469 respectively. "Happy" was used as the third opening theme song of the anime Kirarin Revolution, a series in which the protagonist is voiced by Kusumi. The coupling track on the single, "Koi no Mahō wa Habibi no Bi!", was used as the fifth ending theme song of the series. The limited edition version of the single was released with a "Super Corabo Mirufii Card", while the first pressing of the regular edition came with a "Deka Label Sticker". The Single V was released on May 9, 2007 with catalogue number EPBE-5245.
Happy is an American sitcom that aired on NBC in 1960 and 1961. The series stars Ronnie Burns, the son of George Burns and Gracie Allen.
- redirect Haskell Platform
"Happy" is the ninth single released by the Italian singer Alexia released in 1999 and is the title track and final single from her third album Happy. It was the first of her singles to miss the Italian top 10.
"Happy" is the sixteenth single by Bump of Chicken, released on April 14, 2010. It peaked at number-one on the Oricon weekly charts and Japan Hot 100.
Happy is a 1933 British musical film directed by Frederic Zelnik, starring Stanley Lupino, Dorothy Hyson, Laddie Cliff and Will Fyffe. The plot concerns a band leader who pretends to be a millionaire in Paris.
"Happy" is a song originally recorded by British funk band Hi-Tension in 1984, titled as "You Make Me Happy". In 1987, it was covered by Surface from their self-titled album. A hit single, Surface's version reached number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 16 on the Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart. "Happy" was also featured on Surface's album Perfect 10 and was produced by Bernard Jackson, David "Pic" Conley and David Townsend.
"Happy" is a song performed by British singer Leona Lewis for her second studio album Echo (2009). It was written by Lewis, Ryan Tedder, Evan Bogart, and produced by Tedder, and it was premiered in the United Kingdom radio on 6 September 2009, and officially released on 15 September 2009, by digital download in the United States, serving as the album's lead single. Lyrically, it talks about a protagonist, that wants to be happy and seize the day.
It received generally positive reviews from music critics, praising the production and, some of them, calling it a "number one song". The single was promoted in the television programmes America's Got Talent, The X Factor, among others, and on the VH1 Divas concert in 2009. The music video was filmed in Cuba, and describes a woman who is in love with her friend. The song debuted at number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100 selling nearly 52,000 copies in the US, while in the UK, "Happy", debuted and peaked at number two, being blocked from the top spot by the song " Meet Me Halfway" by The Black Eyed Peas. Moreover, the single reached the top ten in Austria, Germany, Ireland, Japan and Switzerland.
Happy Lowman is a fictional character on the FX television series Sons of Anarchy, with his name based on the character in the famous play "Death of a Salesman". Happy Lowman is an ironic name based on his lack of happiness, played by real-life Hells Angel David Labrava. He is Enforcer for Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, and is affiliated with the Tacoma, Washington charter at the beginning of the series, but later becomes a Nomad, meaning he has no permanent charter. As of the episode "The Push", he is now an official member of the Redwood Original. As of Season 6 he is the Sergeant-at-arms for the mother charter.
Happy is the third studio album by Italian singer Alexia released in 1999, and would be her final studio album to be written and produced by Robyx and the DWA team. The album continued to see Alexia have a broad range of styles, though the move away from eurodance was not as dramatic as it had been with The Party. It was Alexia's first album on the Sony Epic label. Alexia's management team had boasted that every track on the album was good enough to be released as a single, yet only two tracks were released as singles.
Initially, "Change Your Life" was planned as the lead single, but instead " Goodbye" was released. " Happy" followed as the second single. Sony Music Finland announced plans to release "Baby Baby Baby" as the third single in early 2000, though DWA denied this. No record can be found of the track being released physically or as a radio promo, though the Italian Alexia Wikipedia page lists the song as a radio promotional CD and the track was included on Alexia's Hits album.
All the tracks on the album were written by Alexia and Robyx except "Shake You Up" which was written by Francesco Alberti and Andrea Fascetti. The album went gold in Italy a month after its release.
Happy is a 2011 feature documentary film directed, written, and co-produced by Academy Award nominated film-maker Roko Belic. It explores human happiness through interviews with people from all walks of life in 14 different countries, weaving in the newest findings of positive psychology.
Director Roko Belic was originally inspired to create the film after producer/director Tom Shadyac ( Liar, Liar, Patch Adams, Bruce Almighty) showed him an article in The New York Times entitled "A New Measure of Well Being From a Happy Little Kingdom". The article ranks the United States as the 23rd happiest country in the world. Shadyac then suggested that Belic make a documentary about happiness. Belic spent several years interviewing hundreds of people, ranging from leading happiness researchers to a rickshaw driver in Kolkatta, a family living in a cohousing community in Denmark, a woman who was run over by a truck, a Cajun fisherman, and more.
Happy is a brand in Bosnian mobile communications market owned by BH Telecom.
It has its own numeration (060 39X XXXX) and it is a prepaid product. It functions as a mobile virtual network operator.
"Happy" is a song by Welsh singer-songwriter Marina Diamandis, professionally known as Marina and the Diamonds. It is the opening track on her third album, Froot, and was released on 12 December 2014 as the second song from her "Froot of the Month" campaign, which was the monthly release of a new song up until the album's release. An acoustic video for the song was released on 18 December 2014. The song also serves as the second official single from the album.
Happy (stylized in Japan as HAPPY) is a five piece independent Japanese band from Ayabe, Kyoto that formed in 2012. Performing a mix of indie pop and psychedelic pop music, the band sings exclusively in English. In 2014 they released their debut album Hello.
"Happy" is a song written, produced and performed by American singer and producer Pharrell Williams, from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack album. It also served as the lead single from Williams' second studio album, Girl (2014). It was first released on November 21, 2013, alongside a long-form music video. The song was reissued on December 16, 2013, by Back Lot Music under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music.
"Happy" is a midtempo soul and neo soul song on which Williams's falsetto voice has been compared to Curtis Mayfield by critics. The song has been highly successful, peaking at No. 1 in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and 19 other countries. It is the best-selling song of 2014 in the United States with 6.45 million copies sold for the year, as well as in the United Kingdom with 1.5 million copies sold for the year. It reached No. 1 in the UK on a record-setting three separate occasions and became the most downloaded song of all time in the UK in September 2014. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. A live rendition of the song won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.
The music video for the song was nominated for Best Male Video and Video of the Year at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. It also won the Grammy Award for Best Music Video at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards The song was Billboards number-one single for 2014.
"Happy" was the most successful song of 2014, with 13.9 million units (sales plus equivalent streams) worldwide.
Happy is the nickname of:
- John Newbold Camp (1908–1987), American politician
- Happy Caldwell (1903–1978), American jazz clarinetist and tenor saxophonist
- Jack Chesbro (1874–1931), American Major League Baseball pitcher nicknamed "Happy Jack"
- Happy Chandler (1898–1991), American senator and Governor of Kentucky and Commissioner of Major League Baseball
- Happy Feller (born 1949), American former National Football League kicker
- Happy Felsch (1891–1964), American Major League Baseball player
- Happy Finneran (1890–1942), American Major League Baseball player
- Happy Foreman (1899–1953), American Major League Baseball relief pitcher
- Howard Goodman, gospel musician, founder of The Happy Goodman Family
- Happy Hairston (1942–2001), American National Basketball Association player
- Happy Hammond (1917 – c. 1998), Australian comedian and children's show host
- Pat Hartnett (baseball) (1863–1935), American Major League Baseball player for part of one season
- Kevin Harvick (born 1975), American NASCAR driver nicknamed "Happy Harvick"
- Burt Hooton (born 1950), American former Major League Baseball pitcher and coach
- Archie McKain (1911–1985), American Major League Baseball pitcher
- Helen Reichert (1901–2011), American talk show personality and university professor
- Happy Rhodes (born 1965), American singer, songwriter and musician
- Happy Rockefeller (1926-2015), widow of former Vice President of the United States Nelson Rockefeller
- Jeff Shulman (born 1975), American poker player and magazine editor
- Jack Stivetts (1868–1930), American Major League Baseball pitcher nicknamed "Happy Jack"
- Happy Traum (born 1938), American folk musician
- David "Happy" Williams, US-based Trinidadian jazz double-bassist
- George Wilson (rugby), Scottish rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s and '50s
- Vincent Cervoni Schopenhauer (born 1991) or Happy (video gamer), French Counter-Strike player
Vincent Cervoni Schopenhauer, (born November 23, 1991) better known by the in-game name Happy, is a French professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) player who currently plays for Team EnVyUs. As the in-game leader for EnVyUs, and before that Team LDLC, Happy won two CS:GO Majors – DreamHack Winter 2014 and DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015 – and finished second at another – ESL One Cologne 2015, a performance record that led to him being ranked as one of the best players in the game's history. Happy is considered a star of the French CS:GO scene and along with Ex6TenZ, one of the country's best in-game leaders. Before CS:GO, he played Counter-Strike: Source under the name EMSTQD.
Happy is a French feature film directed by Jordan Goldnadel, with Isabel Ryan, Vladimir Perrin, Jordan Goldnadel and Léa Moszkowicz, released in 2016.
The film premiered at the Montréal World Film Festival, where it received great reviews. With a great soundtrack, including some Amanda Palmer songs, the film is sold internationally by Wide Management and receives two nominations at the prestigious 2016 Prix Henri Langlois (Henri Langlois Awards). The film also integrates the Eye on Films European Label and is released in several countries including the US, the UK, Ireland and South Korea. It is also bought by Amazon Prime ( Amazon.com).
Usage examples of "happy".
Hotel, and has been attended by the most happy results, yet the cases have presented so great a diversity of abnormal features, and have required so many variations in the course of treatment, to be met successfully, that we frankly acknowledge our inability to so instruct the unprofessional reader as to enable him to detect the various systemic faults common to this ever-varying disease, and adjust remedies to them, so as to make the treatment uniformly successful.
Forsooth of all the years that I abode about the Land of Tower those were the happiest.
Indeed it is not in the public interest that straightforwardness should be extirpated root and branch, for the presence of a small modicum of sincerity acts as a wholesome irritant to the academicism of the greatest number, stimulating it to consciousness of its own happy state, and giving it something to look down upon.
I can be your doctor, and you ought to know that your accepting my treatment would make me happy.
If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Commodus.
Malipiero was a senator, who was unwilling at seventy years of age to attend any more to State affairs, and enjoyed a happy, sumptuous life in his mansion, surrounded every evening by a well-chosen party of ladies who had all known how to make the best of their younger days, and of gentlemen who were always acquainted with the news of the town.
An observing critic who, without being acquainted with us, wished to guess whether love was present at our happy party, might have suspected, perhaps, but he certainly could not have affirmed, that it was there.
Bay had been marrying Jonas Harper for the silks and silver his money could buy her, she could be so obviously happy with the few simple things he provided in this adobe house.
If I had been born in Spain I should be noble, but as it is I adore you, and I hope you will make me happy.
But how little I cared for her anger when I saw the cheerful, happy countenance, and the approving looks of my adored Lucrezia!
While congratulating myself on having made mother and daughter happy, I adored the secret paths and ways of Divine Providence.
The ex-Royal Family waved, each remembering happier occasions, wedding dresses, kisses, the cheers of the adoring crowds.
Moran, an Aerian who would probably have been happier had she been born a Leontine.
God knows, I would prefer sacrificing the whole, so that it would obtain me a happy and affectionate home.
I was especially happy whenever I was sent afield to take the place of some peasant shepherd who was ill or drunk or otherwise incapacitated, for I enjoyed being by myself in the green pastures, and the herding of sheep is no backbreaking job.