Meaning of “pleased” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /pliːzd/
Extra Examples
She was very pleased.You can imagine how pleased I was when the letter arrived.Far from being pleased, he was embarrassed by the praise.The doctors are very pleased with his progress.The teacher said she was pleased with my work.

A2 happy or satisfied:

I wasn't very pleased about having to pay.
[ + to do sth ] I'm pleased to be back in England.
[ + (that) ] He was pleased that she had come back.
I'm really pleased with the quality of his work.
Pleased to meet you.

A2 a polite way of greeting someone you are meeting for the first time

(Definition of “pleased” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)