Definition of overjoyed in US English:

overjoyed

adjective

  • Extremely happy.

    ‘Joanna will be overjoyed to see you’
    • ‘Bangladesh players as well as their fans in Bangladesh are simply overjoyed.’
    • ‘United fans were overjoyed today that the most successful manager in the club's history was about to sign on for more glory.’
    • ‘Both students and teachers were overjoyed when DMS clocks were declared the winners.’
    • ‘Johnson was also overjoyed with the success as his charge tackled three miles for the first time.’
    • ‘Obedient but hardly overjoyed, he travelled to Pakistan with his father in October 2001.’
    • ‘All of the staff in the unit were overjoyed to see that someone had come to help.’
    • ‘Jacob was overjoyed, gleefully running to the outer field with his teammates in hot pursuit.’
    • ‘When I returned the video back to the video store the next day, the woman was absolutely overjoyed.’
    • ‘Parents are so overjoyed with their children that they never say no to them.’
    • ‘This is Bucky's first trip to Ireland and he was overjoyed to have the opportunity to enjoy such a festival.’
    • ‘An overjoyed Kelly hopped all over the stage, and her victory dance was her best performance of the night.’
    • ‘We were greatly relieved and overjoyed when our flight landed in Shanghai and we got into a Shanghai cab.’
    • ‘They cry whenever their children excel themselves, and are overjoyed when their friends are successful.’
    • ‘Asked how he was feeling now that he was cleared of these charges, he said he was overjoyed about the decision.’
    • ‘Susan, 31, is overjoyed to have her husband safely back from the front line.’
    • ‘If the situation regarding accountability can be established, most of the electorate would be overjoyed.’
    • ‘What's more, I'm absolutely overjoyed by the knowledge that I own but two of their numerous albums.’
    • ‘Sue was overjoyed to hear that the operation had been a success.’
    • ‘We spoke about continuing the relationship as we had both missed each other, and I was overjoyed.’
    • ‘I was perhaps not as overjoyed as I should have been when he told me that the woman quoted the price in dollars.’
    ecstatic, euphoric, thrilled, elated, delighted, on cloud nine, on cloud seven, treading on air, walking on air, in seventh heaven, jubilant, rapturous, beside oneself with joy, jumping for joy, exultant, transported, delirious, enraptured, blissful, in raptures, as pleased as punch, cock-a-hoop, as happy as a sandboy, as happy as larry, like a child with a new toy
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Pronunciation

overjoyed

/ˌōvərˈjoid//ˌoʊvərˈdʒɔɪd/