adjective, hap·pi·er, hap·pi·est.
Words nearby happy
SYNONYMS FOR happy
OTHER WORDS FROM happyo·ver·hap·py, adjectivequa·si-hap·py, adjective
Examples from the Web for happier
He is ultimately convicted and sentenced to federal prison, creating a happy (or happier) ending in a domestic abuse story.
Happier news is that the other great icon of modern Britishness, Kate's hair, at least held up today.Murray Crashes Out Of Wimbledon As Kate And William Watch|Tom Sykes|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The answer keeps coming back the same: Childless couples have happier marriages, on average.
If Putin preferred Tolstoy over Dostoevsky, what a happier, more peaceful place Ukraine would be right now.
Hold your breast close to mine And embrace me because it's cold, and I will be happier.
It is a humbler home than that we have just visited, and a happier one.
They were no happier than I was then; I'll warrant they are no happier now.Westward Ho!|Charles Kingsley
Your life will pass quietly and happily in some grateful retreat, all the happier for this storm that now threatens your peace.Clemence|Retta Babcock
I will make her very happy, Mary; happier than she has ever yet been herself, or ever seen anybody else.Mansfield Park|Jane Austen
Nobody could write more pointedly, or with happier illustrations, than Bentham in his earlier years.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen
British Dictionary definitions for happier
adjective -pier or -piest
Derived forms of happyhappily, adverbhappiness, noun
Word Origin for happy
Idioms and Phrases with happier
In addition to the idioms beginning with happy
- happy as the day is long
- happy camper
- happy hour
- happy hunting ground
- happy medium
- many happy returns
- trigger happy