One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a delighted smile’
very pleased, glad, happy, joyful, thrilled, overjoyed, ecstatic, euphoric, elated, blissful, enraptured, on cloud nine, on cloud seven, walking on air, in seventh heaven, in transports of delight, jumping for joy, beside oneself with happiness, excited
enchanted, charmed, entertained, gratified, amused, diverted, like a child with a new toy
gleeful, triumphant, cock-a-hoop
informal over the moon, tickled pink, like a dog with two tails, as pleased as Punch, on top of the world, on a high, as happy as Larry, blissed out, sent
British informal chuffed
Northern English informal made up
North American informal as happy as a clam
Australian informal wrapped
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