1 adj If you are glad about something, you are happy and pleased about it.
v-link ADJ, oft ADJ that, ADJ to-inf, ADJ of/about n
I'm glad I relented in the end..., The people seem genuinely glad to see you..., I ought to be glad about what happened..., I'd be glad if the boys slept a little longer so I could do some ironing.
gladly adv ADV with v
Mallarmé gladly accepted the invitation.
...a night of joy and gladness.
2 adj If you say that you will be gladto do something, usually for someone else, you mean that you are willing and eager to do it. v-link ADJ to-inf (feelings)
(=happy) I'll be glad to show you everything..., We should be glad to answer any questions.
gladly adv ADV with v The counselors will gladly baby-sit during their free time.
You can refer to clothes that you wear to parties and other special occasions as your glad rags.
Traducción diccionario Collins Ingles - Cobuild
1 blithesome (literary) cheerful, chuffed (slang) contented, delighted, gay, gleeful, gratified, happy, jocund, jovial, joyful, overjoyed, pleased, willing
2 animated, cheerful, cheering, cheery, delightful, felicitous, gratifying, joyous, merry, pleasant, pleasing
depressed, discontented, displeased, melancholy, miserable, sad, sorrowful, unhappy
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