American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Exultingly joyful.
- adj. Expressing joy.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rejoicing, as with songs or acclamations; uttering sounds or expressions of joy: as, to be jubilant over success.
- Expressing or exciting joy; manifesting or denoting exultation or gladness.
- Synonyms Exultant, triumphant.
- adj. In a state of elation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Uttering songs of triumph; shouting with joy; triumphant; exulting.
- adj. full of high-spirited delight
- adj. joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
- Latin iūbilāns, iūbilant-, present participle of iūbilāre, to raise a shout of joy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The atmosphere was jubilant from the moment we walked in to the very last moment in our private villa outside the entrance.”
“As Barry Bonds nears Babe Ruth's career total of 714 home runs, play-by-play announcers are facing an awkward first: how do you call a jubilant moment that many people believe is, on some level, a fraud?”
“Canterbury as they gathered in jubilant groups outside places of business and beside their front gates, talking excitedly together.”
“The poet, now in jubilant spirits, collected all the compositions of which his taste approved, and had them printed near him, so that correct proof-sheets might be sent to the publishers across the Ocean.”
“Labeling her Obama's "baby mama" and calling her jubilant fist jab a "terrorist fist jab," is only the beginning of the nastiness.”
“Conrig smiled, recalling the jubilant face of his brother Stergos as the doctor relayed the windspoken message of Princess Ullanoth: The gates of the palace are wide open, and most of its garrison has fallen to my sorcery.”
“I recall the jubilant ring of Ben Hill as, lifting an old placard on”
“He said the crew of the Maersk Alabama was "jubilant" when they received word that Phillips was safe.”
“Jon M. Huntsman Jr. - who described himself as "jubilant" about Divine Strake's cancellation - were in the front lines of the opposition, right next to antiwar progressives.”
“He adds that they are "jubilant" about Pennsylvania the ejection of Rick Santorum from elected politics really is a richly deserved event, though nowhere near sufficient for today”
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