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English definition of “glee”

glee

noun [U]  /ɡli/ us  
happiness or great pleasure: Malone pumped his fist with glee after scoring the game-winner.
gleeful
adjective  /ˈɡli·fəl/ us  
gleeful children
gleefully
adverb  /ˈɡli·fə·li/ us  
She talks gleefully about her adventures.
(Definition of glee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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