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Below you will find the definition of jubilant, followed by 43 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(adjective) - full of high-spirited delight
EXAMPLES - Jubilant in a Sentence
- Humphrey was getting jubilant crowds and great press. (source)
- Gorgon's spilled blood like a kind of jubilant phallic trophy. (source)
- Komorowski addressed a jubilant crowd of party members in Warsaw. (source)
- By nightfall, a massive, jubilant crowd had swelled in Pearl Square. (source)
- The ship's crew was "jubilant" when they received word, the statement said. (source)
- The Maersk Alabama container with 'jubilant' crew welcoming back their captain (source)
- Last year, jubilant Libyans greeted Abdelbaset Ali Megrahi waving Scottish flags. (source)
- I am so glad to see him getting the props he deserves. tags: negritude mood: jubilant (source)
- When the summer rains begin to fall the rancher is "jubilant" and the "old cow smiles." (source)
- Tiger is just flawed and tarnished, and his comeback will be both remarkable and jubilant. (source)
- As Grandi rounds up the remaining visits to Syria and Lebanon, Fillipo Grandi was jubilant. (source)
- He said the crew of the Maersk Alabama was "jubilant" when they received word that Phillips was safe. (source)
- He said the crew of the Maersk Alabama was '' jubilant '' when they received word that Phillips was safe. (source)
- Even after 69 days in a hole half a mile below ground unsure of their fate, they exited jubilant and proud. (source)
- The crowds were reportedly among the largest since the unrest began Feb. 11, and participants appeared jubilant. (source)
- The jubilant cadet returned with the news and when he shared it with his companions their reaction was loud and long. (source)
- The atmosphere was jubilant from the moment we walked in to the very last moment in our private villa outside the entrance. (source)
- His solo was as jubilant as the ocean is deep, animated by growls and tenor blasts that sounded like Monk-ish rootie tooties. (source)
- Ronnie Kistan, general manager of the Jewel of India restaurant at the Elangeni Hotel, said that the atmosphere was "jubilant". (source)
- Labeling her Obama's "baby mama" and calling her jubilant fist jab a "terrorist fist jab," is only the beginning of the nastiness. (source)
- Canterbury as they gathered in jubilant groups outside places of business and beside their front gates, talking excitedly together. (source)
- It began nearly on the day that Saddam's statue in central Baghdad was brought down by American soldiers as jubilant Iraqis looked on. (source)
- John handles the fused red shells with precision, his hatchet face shiny, jubilant, blasting foam cups, tin cans, soldiers, and crayons. (source)
- Gun rights enthusiasts were jubilant over a decision that they hope will eliminate many of the restrictions they have chafed against for decades. (source)
- Passengers aboard those flights described the mood as "jubilant," with everybody clapping and screaming after Sullenberger welcomed them on board. (source)
- The jubilant folks at FOX News et al. are correct that the Massachusetts election today has national significance -- but not for the reasons they claim. (source)
- I saw the movie musical "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," and there's a scene in the locker room where they're all getting ready and they're just jubilant. (source)
- Vayda's been photographed more times in her first year than PEEPING TOM's Mark Lewis and the flashbulbs are expected to reach some kind of jubilant crescendo today. (source)
- OFEIBEA QUIST-ARCTON: Ghanaians and their many new supporters have been jubilant since Ghana knocked out the United States 2-1 in a second-round match last Saturday. (source)
- Her ears looked like melted wax, and she told me how the screams of those burning to death within were drowned outside by the jubilant, drunken singing of the killers. (source)
- She and thousands of other jubilant New Yorkers flooded Times Square, where a young sailor in Navy blues made his way through the crowd kissing every woman he could find. (source)
- So: I'm jubilant about the progress; I remain panicked about the work that still needs doing, and about the world my son will inherit -- and which will likely inherit him. (source)
- 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. (source)
- 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 (source)
- Bonnard was jubilant when he tagged some tree-dwellers which Varian thought must be nocturnal since they didn't so much as move from their tree boles when the sled overpassed them. (source)
- Now comes belated word of the brutal mob sexual assault on Lara Logan, a veteran correspondent covering for CBS' 60 Minutes during the jubilant celebration over Hosni Mubarak's ouster. (source)
- Yet yielding would have outraged the American public, which was jubilant at Britain's discomfiture, and might have weakened Lincoln's government to the point where it could no longer save the Union. (source)
- 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? (source)
- 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. (source)
- 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. (source)
- And there are other delightful moments to come, including Veronica Roberts as a hilariously passionate Abbess, Richard Warrick as a jubilant jeweller and a farcical use of laundry baskets to outclass The Wind in the Willows. (source)
- Except for the whole dramatic entrance in a glowing egg thing, this may have been the most conventional-and jubilant-Gaga performance we've ever seen, which might have had something to do with the traditionally more conservative Grammy viewer: The Lady knows her audience. (source)
- Small television monitors hang from the underside of the balcony, allowing congregants to get a better view of the speakers and occasionally themselves as a cameraman makes his way through the crowd, capturing up-close the jubilant scene of worship and praise that is intensifying throughout the sanctuary. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 43 example sentences provided below is 53.0, which suggests that "jubilant" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 22 synonyms for jubilant.
celebrating, doing handsprings, elated, enraptured, euphoric, excited, exuberant, exultant, exulting, flipping, flying, glad, gleeful, joyous, overjoyed, pleased, rejoicing, rhapsodic, thrilled, tickled, triumphal, triumphant
We have 7 antonyms for jubilant.
depressed, discouraged, sad, sorrowful, unenthusiastic, unexcited, unhappy
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of jubilant from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (adjective) Exultingly joyful.
- (adjective) Expressing joy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (adjective) In a state of elation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (adjective) Uttering songs of triumph; shouting with joy; triumphant; exulting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) Rejoicing, as with songs or acclamations; uttering sounds or expressions of joy: as, to be jubilant over success.
- (None) Expressing or exciting joy; manifesting or denoting exultation or gladness.
- (None) Synonyms Exultant, triumphant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (adjective) full of high-spirited delight
- (adjective) joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success