one’s luck or lot.
an occurrence, happening, or accident.
verb (used without object), happed, happing.
if it so hap.
[hap, ap] /hæp, æp/ Chiefly Pennsylvania.
a comforter or quilt.
verb (used with object)
to cover with or as with a comforter or quilt.
verb haps, happing, happed
(intransitive) an archaic word for happen
to cover up; wrap up warmly
a covering of any kind
c.1200, “chance, a person’s luck, fortune, fate;” also “unforeseen occurrence,” from Old Norse happ “chance, good luck,” from Proto-Germanic *khapan (source of Old English gehæp “convenient, fit”), from PIE *kob- “to suit, fit, succeed” (cf. Old Church Slavonic kobu “fate, foreboding, omen,” Old Irish cob “victory”). Meaning “good fortune” is from early 13c.
“to happen,” mid-14c., from hap (n.) “chance.”
hazardous air pollutant
[hap-ee] /ˈhæp i/ adjective, happier, happiest. 1. delighted, pleased, or glad, as over a particular thing: to be happy to see a person. 2. characterized by or indicative of pleasure, contentment, or joy: a happy mood; a happy frame of mind. 3. favored by fortune; fortunate or lucky: a happy, fruitful land. 4. apt or […]
- Happy as a pig in slop
adjective phrase Very happy; euphoric: happy as a pig in slop just to be playing in the National Football League [1970s+; a euphemism for happy as a pig in shit, found by 1896]
- Happy as the day is long
Also, happy as a lark; happy as a clam (at high tide). Extremely glad, delighted, very cheerful, as in He was happy as the day is long, or When she heard the news she was happy as a lark, or Once I got the test results I was happy as a clam at high tide. […]
noun Money; cabbage (1940s+)