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English definition of “pleased”

pleased

adjective     /pliːzd/
A2 happy or satisfied: a pleased expression/smile Are you pleased about John's promotion? We're so pleased that you're able to come to the wedding. I'm really pleased with your work this term. I'm pleased to hear you're feeling better.Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something be pleased to do sth to be very willing to do something: The personnel manager will be pleased to advise you. I'm only too (= very) pleased to help.Ready and willingUnwilling and reluctant
(Definition of pleased adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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