glee
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English glēo entertainment, music; akin to Old Norse glȳ joy, and perhaps to Greek chleuē joke Date: before 12th century 1. exultant high-spirited joy ; merriment 2. a part-song for usually male voices

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  • glee — glee; glee·ful; glee·man; glee·some; glee·ful·ly; glee·ful·ness; glee·some·ly; glee·some·ness; …   English syllables

  • Glee — may refer to: *glee meaning happiness *Glee (music), composition for unaccompanied male voices *Glee (album), album by Bran Van 3000 *the Glee programming language vector oriented interpretive computer programming language *OpenGL Easy Extension… …   Wikipedia

  • Glee — puede hacer referencia a: Glee, álbum de Bran Van 3000. Glee, serie de televisión estadounidense de la cadena Fox. GLee, siglas de OpenGL Easy Extension library, biblioteca de C/C++. GLEE, siglas de Graph Layout Execution Engine, antiguo nombre… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Glee —   [gliː; englisch »Heiterkeit«, »Fröhlichkeit«] der, s/ s, ein in Herrenklubs der englischen Gesellschaft des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts beliebtes einfaches Lied für drei oder mehr Solostimmen (meist Männerstimmen) ohne instrumentale Begleitung. Er …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Glee — (gl[=e]), n. [OE. gle, gleo, AS. gle[ o]w, gle[ o], akin to Icel. gl[=y]: cf. Gr. ? joke, jest.] [1913 Webster] 1. Music; minstrelsy; entertainment. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Joy; merriment; mirth; gayety; paricularly, the mirth enjoyed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glee — (spr. glī) heißen in England Gesänge für drei und mehr Solostimmen (gewöhnlich Männerstimmen) a cappella. Der Name G. stammt nicht vom englischen glee (»lustig«), sondern vom angelsächsischen gligg (»Musik«). Der Stil des G. ist einfach, mit… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • glee — GLÉE elem. mucilagiu , aglutinare . (< fr. glée, cf. gr. glia, clei) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • glee — [gli:] n [: Old English; Origin: gleo entertainment, music ] [U] a feeling of satisfaction and excitement, often because something bad has happened to someone else = ↑delight ▪ Manufacturers are rubbing their hands with glee as they prepare to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Glee — [gli:] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. glee, eigtl. »Fröhlichkeit«> einfaches Lied für drei od. mehr Stimmen (meist Männerstimmen) ohne instrumentale Begleitung in der engl. Musik des 17. bis 19. Jh.s, das bes. in Herrenklubs beliebt war …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • glee — [ gli ] noun uncount a feeling of excitement and happiness that often includes pleasure at someone else s bad luck: Their political opponents will be rubbing their hands with glee …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • glee — (n.) O.E. gliu, gliw entertainment, mirth, jest, play, sport, presumably from a P.Gmc. *gleujam but absent in other Germanic languages except for the rare O.N. gly joy; probably related to GLAD (Cf. glad). A poetry word in Old English and Middle… …   Etymology dictionary

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