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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mirth·ful a.
 1. Full of mirth or merriment; merry; as, mirthful children.
 2. Indicating or inspiring mirth; as, a mirthful face.
    Mirthful, comic shows.   --Shak.
 -- Mirth*ful*ly, adv. -- Mirth*ful*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts
             were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in
             such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd
             at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old
             gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry
             laughter"; "a mirthful laugh" [syn: gay, jocund, jolly,
              jovial, merry]
      2: arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a
         steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing
         fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise";
         "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny
         writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt
         so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom
         antics" [syn: amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable,