a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑smile, ↑grin, ↑grinning
Derivationally related forms: ↑grin (for: ↑grinning), ↑grin (for: ↑grin), ↑smile, ↑smile (for: ↑smile)
Hypernyms: ↑facial expression, ↑facial gesture
Hyponyms: ↑simper, ↑smirk
smiling with happiness or optimism (Freq. 2)

"Come to my arms, my beamish boy!"- Lewis Carroll


a room of smiling faces


a round red twinkly Santa Claus

Syn: ↑beamish, ↑twinkly
Similar to: ↑cheerful
Derivationally related forms: ↑twinkle (for: ↑twinkly)

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