Definition of Overjoy

1. Verb. Cause to feel extremely joyful or happy. "The economic growth overjoyed the German industry"

Generic synonyms: Gladden, Joy



Definition of Overjoy

1. v. t. To make excessively joyful; to gratify extremely.

2. n. Excessive joy; transport.

Definition of Overjoy

1. Verb. To give great joy, delight or pleasure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overjoy

1. to fill with great joy [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overjoy

overiodisation
overiodization
overionization
overionized
overirrigation
overish
overissuance
overissuances
overissue
overissued
overissues
overissuing
overite
overjealous
overjet
overjoy (current term)
overjoyed
overjoying
overjoys
overjubilant
overjump
overjumped
overjumping
overjumps
overjust
overjustification
overjustified
overjustifies
overjustify
overjustifying

Literary usage of Overjoy

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1. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke, John Smith (1867)
"... Lanyon, and Kab- sey ; and by their promise I do thereby get 300/. per annum to myself, which do overjoy me ; and the matter is left to me to draw up. ..."

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