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1610s, from happy + -ify. Related: Happified.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for happify

Historical Examples of happify

  • Books should be found in every house, To form and feed the mind; They are the best of luxuries To happify mankind.

    Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1

    Edward William Cole

  • Now a jew's-harp is better than no harp, a mouth-organ is better than no organ; and an accordeon can happify a lowering twilight.

    The American Country Girl

    Martha Foote Crow