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Main Entry: hapĚpy
Pronunciation: primarystresshap-emacron
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): hapĚpiĚer; -est
Etymology: Middle English happy "having or being good luck," a specialized sense of hap "chance, chance occurrence" --related to HAPPEN, MISHAP, PERHAPS
1 : FORTUNATE 1, lucky
2 : SUITABLE 1 <a happy choice for governor>
3 a : enjoying well-being and contentment <happy in my work> b : expressing or suggestive of happiness <happy laughter> c : being pleased or glad <happy to accept an invitation>


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