Synonyms of cheerful in English:

cheerful


See definition of cheerful

adjective

1‘he arrived looking relaxed and cheerful’

SYNONYMS

happy, jolly, merry, bright, glad, sunny, joyful, joyous, light-hearted, in good spirits, in high spirits, sparkling, bubbly, exuberant, ebullient, cock-a-hoop, elated, gleeful, breezy, airy, cheery, sprightly, jaunty, animated, radiant, smiling, grinning, laughing, mirthful, frolicsome

jovial, genial, good-humoured

happy-go-lucky, carefree, unworried, untroubled, without a care in the world, full of the joys of spring

buoyant, optimistic, hopeful, full of hope, positive

content, contented

informal upbeat, chipper, chirpy, peppy, smiley, sparky, zippy, zingy, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, full of beans, full of vim and vigour

North American informal peart

dated gay

literary jocund, gladsome, blithe, blithesome

archaic of good cheer

ANTONYMS

sad

2‘primary colours make for a cheerful family room’

SYNONYMS

pleasant, attractive, agreeable, cheering, uplifting, bright, sunny, happy, friendly, welcoming, homelike, comfortable

informal comfy

ANTONYMS

cheerless

3‘he supported our scheme with cheerful generosity’

SYNONYMS

eager, keen, enthusiastic, happy, glad, ready, willing, obliging, cooperative, compliant, complying, acquiescent, agreeing, assenting, ungrudging

informal game

ANTONYMS

unwilling