Origin of jubilant
Examples from the Web for jubilant
The Daily Beast spoke to a jubilant League on Tuesday about the behind-the-scenes battle to get The Interview to movie theaters.The Inside Story of How Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Finally Made It to Theaters|Marlow Stern|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And when he reads his admission letter, his jubilant reaction is priceless.
The 91-year-old was in jubilant spirits, toasting the occasion with a cheering group of friends, family, and admirers.Six Defining Moments From Nelson Mandela’s Life (video)|Nina Strochlic|December 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As a TV moment, it was—against every jaded instinct to loathe such things—hopeful, playful, and jubilant.The First ‘Glee’ Without Cory Monteith Was Blissfully Joyous|Kevin Fallon|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jubilant crowds filled the Capitol rotunda and thunderous applause greeted us everywhere as we emerged from the vote.How Anti-Gay Forces Helped Minnesota Legalize Same-Sex Marriage|Rep. Karen Clark|May 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some are doubtful about the last lines, but the word "promise" had a jubilant musical rhythm in my head.Juliana Horatia Ewing And Her Books|Horatia K. F. Eden
But during the jubilant chorus which follows, that Miserable steals up to Elsa and casts his final poison-shaft.Stars of the Opera|Mabel Wagnalls
Lydia was lying back in the carriage, swaying with its motion, and jubilant to her finger-tips.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
He wears a jubilant air, and slaps the grave John on the back.John Ingerfield and Other Stories|Jerome K. Jerome
She was worshiping under the blue sky, to the jubilant chanting of the birds.When Patty Went to College|Jean Webster
Word Origin for jubilant
1660s, from Latin jubilantem (nominative jubilans), present participle of jubilare "to call to someone," in Christian writers, "to shout for joy," related to jubilum "wild shout." First attested in Milton. Related: Jubilantly.