full of exultant joy; merry; delighted.

1580–90; glee1 + -ful

gleefully, adverb
gleefulness, noun
ungleeful, adjective
ungleefully, adverb Unabridged
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gleeful (ˈɡliːfʊl)
full of glee; merry

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Example sentences
Gleeful means someone who is so happy that they feel a little silly or giggly.
Gleeful toasting all around, then quickly back to racking.
We tried to tell the publics that they were next when they were so gleeful that
  the for-profits were getting hammered.
But his gleeful emptying of state coffers has also made inflation surge.
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