1. [ noun ] the emotion of great happiness
Synonyms: joyfulness joyousness
Related terms: sorrow emotion exhilaration exultation elation exuberance gladden
2. [ noun ] something or someone that provides pleasure; a source of happiness
Synonyms: pleasure delight

"a joy to behold" "the pleasure of his company" "the new car is a delight"

Related terms: positive_stimulus please gladden
3. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 230
4. [ verb ] feel happiness or joy
Synonyms: rejoice
Related terms: feel exult gladden cheer
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2509
6. [ verb ] make glad or happy
Synonyms: gladden
Related terms: sadden gladden
Similar spelling:   Joye