Associations to the word «Joy»


JOY, noun. A feeling of extreme happiness or cheerfulness, especially related to the acquisition or expectation of something good.
JOY, noun. Anything that causes such a feeling.
JOY, noun. Luck or success; a positive outcome.
JOY, noun. (obsolete) The sign or exhibition of joy; gaiety; merriment; festivity.
JOY, verb. (intransitive) To feel joy, to rejoice.
JOY, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To enjoy.
JOY, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To give joy to; to congratulate.
JOY, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To gladden; to make joyful; to exhilarate.
JOY, proper noun. A female given name.
JOY BUZZER, noun. A practical joke device that consists of a coiled spring inside a disc worn in the palm of the hand. When the wearer shakes hands with another person, a button on the disc releases the spring, which rapidly unwinds, creating a vibration that feels somewhat like an electric shock.
JOY BUZZERS, noun. Plural of joy buzzer
JOY HOUSE, noun. (US slang) A brothel.
JOY HOUSES, noun. Plural of joy house
JOY OF ANGELS, proper noun. (Christianity) An epithet of Jesus.
JOY RIDE, noun. Alternative spelling of joyride
JOY RIDING, verb. Present participle of joy ride (Unlawfully or recklessly driving an automobile.)

Dictionary definition

JOY, noun. The emotion of great happiness.
JOY, noun. Something or someone that provides a source of happiness; "a joy to behold"; "the pleasure of his company"; "the new car is a delight".
JOY, verb. Feel happiness or joy.
JOY, verb. Make glad or happy.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.