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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for happify

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

  • 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