adjective, cheer·i·er, cheer·i·est.
Examples from the Web for cheery
Alan Gross was in a cheery mood, having survived a grim five-year stint in a Cuban prison.Castro's Hipster Apologists Want to Keep Cuba ‘Authentically’ Poor|Michael Moynihan|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The cheery 69-year-old father of eight sits in the center with his wife and delicately brandishes a small, brown book.
The name “Meduza” might not sound so cheery, Timchenko admits.
It would work, he said with cheery midwestern optimism, because “people are generally good.”
More than anything else he is cheery—mordant and ironic at times, but undauntedly optimistic.
However, we kept up our spirits, were cheery enough, and always got on splendidly together.The Cruise of the 'Alerte'|E. F. Knight
But in an instant, he looked up again and spoke in the cheery tone they knew so well.The Second Violin|Grace S. Richmond
Never again would he hear that cheery hail of invitation to adventure.Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North|Fullerton Waldo
Here our leading punter was a cheery, friendly miller—like the host of the hotel at St. nimie, a municipal councillor.The Roof of France|Matilda Betham-Edwards
To right and left of our position glowed the cheery fires, telling where Early's command bivouacked in line of battle.My Lady of the North|Randall Parrish