Meaning of “joyful” in the English Dictionary

"joyful" in British English

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joyfuladjective

uk /ˈdʒɔɪ.fəl/ us /ˈdʒɔɪ.fəl/

(Definition of “joyful” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"joyful" in American English

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joyfuladjective

us /ˈdʒɔɪ·fəl/

having or causing great happiness:

joyful news
joyfully
adverb us /ˈdʒɔɪ·fə·li/

They all clapped joyfully to the beat of the music.

(Definition of “joyful” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)