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Spanish translation of “happy”

happy

adjective /ˈhӕpi/ (comparative happier, superlative happiest)
having or showing a feeling of pleasure or contentment
feliz, alegre, dichoso
a happy smile I feel happy today.
willing
contento
I’d be happy to help you.
lucky
feliz
By a happy chance I have the key with me.
happiness noun
felicidad, alegría, dicha
Her new husband had brought happiness into her life.
happily adverb
felizmente, alegremente, dichosamente
The child smiled happily Happily, (= Fortunately,) she arrived home safely.
happy-go-lucky adjective not worrying about what might happen
despreocupado, viva la virgen
He’s a cheerful and happy-go-lucky man.
happy medium noun a sensible middle course between two extreme positions
término medio
The band’s success is based on finding a happy medium between jazz and blues styles.
(Definition of happy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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