[ murth-fuh l ]
/ ˈmɜrθ fəl /


joyous; cheerful; jolly; merry: a mirthful laugh.
providing mirth; amusing: a mirthful experience.

Nearby words

  1. mirror symmetry,
  2. mirror writing,
  3. mirror-image cell,
  4. mirror-writing,
  5. mirth,
  6. mirthfully,
  7. mirthless,
  8. mirv,
  9. miry,
  10. miryachit

Origin of mirthful

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at mirth, -ful

Related formsmirth·ful·ly, adverbmirth·ful·ness, nounun·mirth·ful, adjectiveun·mirth·ful·ly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for mirthful



c.1300, from mirth + -ful. Related: Mirthfully; mirthfulness.

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