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View synonyms for happy event

happy event

noun

  1. informal.
    the birth of a child


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The realities of active service dictate that paternity leave often cannot be taken until some time after the happy event itself.

Drum music accompanies the proud procession; gun-shot salutes ring out, calling neighbors to join the happy event.

A remarkable victory, or other happy event, occasioned the shortening of the time of mourning.

We had already anticipated a happy event, and now I inquired whether there was an addition to the 239 Puppy family.

But with his rejoicings over this happy event are mingled the sad presentiments of keen-sighted old age.

The happy event formed an excuse for a series of entertainments, which brought the season to a close in princely fashion.

Wisdom and policy now consisted in changing a scene of danger into a happy event.

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