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Jump for joy   /dʒəmp fɔr dʒɔɪ/   Listen
Jump for joy

verb
1.
Feel extreme happiness or elation.  Synonyms: be on cloud nine, exult, walk on air.






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"Jump for joy" Quotes from Famous Books



... the question whether or not there aren't at least half a dozen hotels in London alone that would jump for joy at the chance of getting me,' answered Jules, 'I may tell you, sir, that I shall retire ...
— The Grand Babylon Hotel • Arnold Bennett

... as his driver wishes. He must never start at what he sees, nor speak to other horses, nor bite, nor kick, nor have any will of his own; but always do his master's will, even though he may be very tired or hungry; but the worst of all is, when his harness is once on, he may neither jump for joy nor lie down for weariness. So you see this breaking in is ...
— Black Beauty • Anna Sewell

... agree that it's mighty kind of you to ... condescend!" Jenny was choking. "You thought I should jump for joy because other women had had you. I don't know what sort of ...
— Nocturne • Frank Swinnerton



Words linked to "Jump for joy" :   triumph, joy, rejoice, wallow



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