adjective, glad·der, glad·dest.
verb (used with object), glad·ded, glad·ding.
SYNONYMS FOR glad
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Origin of glad1
OTHER WORDS FROM gladgladly, adverbgladness, noun
Definition for glad (2 of 2)
Origin of glad2
Example sentences from the Web for glad
And I am gladder still that she lives in our midst, in America.
"I'm so glad to hear it—gladder than I can express," said Mrs. Dillingham, with heartiness.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
May thy presence put a deeper, richer, gladder meaning into all our life and pour a new splendor over all the world.A Wonderful Night; An Interpretation Of Christmas|James H. Snowden
"I guess mother will be gladder than any of us," replied Betty promptly, trying to shift the spotlight from herself.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
I am heartily glad at the thought of seeing my cousin once more, and all the gladder that he brings a wife with him.
And he told himself, too, that he had never been gladder to see a fellow human being.Under Handicap|Jackson Gregory
British Dictionary definitions for glad (1 of 2)
adjective gladder or gladdest
verb glads, gladding or gladded
Derived forms of gladgladly, adverbgladness, noun
Word Origin for glad
British Dictionary definitions for glad (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with glad
In addition to the idioms beginning with glad
- glad hand
- glad rags
- give someone the once-over (glad eye)
- not suffer fools gladly