- joyner-kersee, jackie,
Origin of joyous
Examples from the Web for joyous
Because the music here is so free, so joyous, so relaxed that all its pleasures are instantly communicable.
Every day, I drove from my flat in Mayfair to Abbey Road in joyous expectation of what magic I would be participating in that day.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Seeger Sessions was as joyous as Devils and Dust was depressed.Springsteen, Seeger, and the Joy of Political Music|Howard Wolfson|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, it shouldn't be surprising, as Fallon and Timberlake may be the two most jovial, joyous people in show business.Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake’s Perfect, Cameo-Filled 'Saturday Night Live'|Kevin Fallon|December 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Would Tobin contend that Palestinians ought to refer to the period as a joyous time in their history as well?Commentary Mag Defends Bigoted Smears Against Palestinian NFL Player|Ali Gharib|July 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As they approached the house the children who had been left at home came running out to greet them with joyous shouts of welcome.The Land of Lure|Elliott Smith
As I entered the house I was greeted by the joyous clatter of the children trooping to their supper.Dear Enemy|Jean Webster
When the sage awoke he found himself in the Joyous Garden with Vivien by his side.Legends & Romances of Brittany|Lewis Spence
Mr. Starkweather made a dutiful struggle to be joyous about it, and succeeded only in producing a feeble smirk.Rope|Holworthy Hall
The thin elbow in the tweed sleeve nudged her, provoking a joyous giggle.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
c.1300, from Anglo-French joyous, Old French joios "happy, cheerful, merry, glad" (12c., Modern French joyeux), from joie (see joy). Related: Joyously; joyousness.