- joyner-kersee, jackie,
Origin of joyous
Examples from the Web for joyously
Dance heavy and joyously excessive, Viva Elvis is a pat on the back that celebrates itself.
"It is the last word we needed to clear Constance," she asserted, joyously.Marjorie Dean High School Freshman|Pauline Lester
I promised the kind-hearted old fellow I would be sure to do his bidding and then joyously entered the cabin.Under the Meteor Flag|Harry Collingwood
Yet the Army of Destruction is sweeping it away as joyously as a hired laborer cuts down a field of corn.Our Vanishing Wild Life|William T. Hornaday
c.1300, from Anglo-French joyous, Old French joios "happy, cheerful, merry, glad" (12c., Modern French joyeux), from joie (see joy). Related: Joyously; joyousness.