glee
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glee(
gli
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (delight)
a. el regocijo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Much to everyone's glee, we were given the day off.Para regocijo de todos, nos dieron el día libre.
b. el júbilo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There were shouts of glee as the election result was announced.Se escucharon gritos de júbilo cuando anunciaron el resultado de las elecciones
c. la alegría
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He whooped with glee every time he managed to hit the target.Daba un grito de alegría cada vez que conseguía dar en el blanco.
d. el contento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The prospect of a long walk in the rain doesn't exactly fill me with glee.La perspectiva de una larga caminata bajo la lluvia no es que me llene de contento precisamente.
2. (malicious pleasure)
a. el regodeo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Carla could hardly disguise her glee everytime her neighbors suffered a mishap.Carla apenas podía disimular su regodeo cada vez que sus vecinos sufrían un percance.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
His opponents will be rubbing their hands with glee at his misfortune.Sus rivales estarán frotándose las manos, regodeándose ante su desgracia.
I could see him smiling with glee every time I fell on the mud.Lo podía ver sonriendo maliciosamente cada vez que yo me caía en el barro.
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glee
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (delight)
a. el regocijo m, contento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (malicious pleasure)
a. el regodeo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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glee [ɡliː]
noun
(joy) regocijo (m); alegría (f); júbilo (m)
modifier
glee club (n) (Mús) orfeón (m); sociedad (f) coral
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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