Finally, this photo, which David captioned: "He's happy because he just sold a motherlode of burritos to the Oklahoma delegation"
But now, some people are losing the health insurance they were happy with.
Somehow, a lot of people seem not to care, and are happy to read books on an iPad.
The caption, written by Nation, reads: “happy Birthday to one of the best people and friends in the world—Jon Broyhill!”
He talked freely about pain and suffering, yet seemed so happy.
happy to meet you again, Mr. Carew; I trust you don't forget me.'
For his sake, I am glad once more to be in my own happy home.
It was a happy thing I arrived yesterday for there was no more tea.
She had rejoiced for his happy spirit, and now she mourned her own widowed lot.
This, with the bread, of which we were on this trip the happy possessors, constituted our meals.
late 14c., "lucky, favored by fortune, prosperous;" of events, "turning out well," from hap (n.) "chance, fortune" + -y (2). Sense of "very glad" first recorded late 14c. Ousted Old English eadig (from ead "wealth, riches") and gesælig, which has become silly. Meaning "greatly pleased and content" is from 1520s. Old English bliðe "happy" survives as blithe. From Greek to Irish, a great majority of the European words for "happy" at first meant "lucky." An exception is Welsh, where the word used first meant "wise."
Used in World War II and after as a suffix (e.g. bomb-happy, flak-happy) expressing "dazed or frazzled from stress." Happy medium is from 1778. Happy ending in the literary sense recorded from 1756. Happy as a clam (1630s) was originally happy as a clam in the mud at high tide, when it can't be dug up and eaten. Happy hunting ground, the reputed Indian paradise, is attested from 1840, American English. Related: Happier; happiest.
Drunk, esp slightly so; tiddly (1893+)