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exuberant

ex·u·ber·ant

exuberant

 
 
pronunciation:
ihg zu b rihnt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: vigorously enthusiastic or happy; high-spirited.
She was exuberant upon hearing that she'd been accepted into the honors program.The soccer fans were exuberant after the team's big win.
synonyms:
ebullient, enthusiastic, high-spirited
antonyms:
gloomy
similar words:
animated, bouncy, bubbly, effervescent, energetic, happy, hearty, lively, sparkling, sprightly, vivacious
definition 2: lavish or profuse.
exuberant growth of plantsexuberant charm
synonyms:
lavish, profuse
similar words:
abundant, bounteous, bountiful, extravagant, hearty, lush, luxuriant, luxurious, plenteous, plentiful, prodigal, prolific
derivation: exuberantly (adv.)