glad1 / glad/ • adj. (glad·der , glad·dest ) pleased; delighted: she was alive, which was something to be glad about | I'm really glad to hear that. ∎ happy for someone's good fortune: I'm so glad for you. ∎ causing happiness: glad tidings. ∎ grateful: he was glad for the excuse to put it off. ∎ willing and eager (to do something): he will be glad to carry your bags. • v. (glad·ded, glad·ding) [tr.] poetic/lit. make happy; please: Albion's lessening shore could grieve or glad mine eye. DERIVATIVES: glad·ly adv. glad·ness n. glad2 • n. inf. a gladiolus.
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