Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. gay; cheerful; sprightly

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Gay; cheerful; sprightly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lively; brisk; sprightly; cheerful; gay.

Etymologies

French allègre, earlier alègre, from Latin alacer. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • (opium) of which the Turks are great takers (supposing it expelleth all fear), do all condense the spirits, and make them strong and aleger.

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  • JM is an aleger fellow, and so say all of us!!

    May 3, 2010

  • JM is an aleger fellow, and so say all of us!!

    May 3, 2010