Slang. a person who is cheerful and satisfied:
There were no happy campers after the company was reorganized.
(informal) a happy, satisifed person (esp in the phrase not a happy camper)
a person who is very pleased or content
When he saw the report card, he was not a happy camper.
usu. used with a negative
A contented person; someone well pleased: Quayle called the people of American Samoa ”happy campers”
[1980s+; said to have originated among California movie and show-business people; the reference is probably to child clients of summer camps]
A satisfied participant, a contented person, as in She loved the challenge of her new job; she was one happy camper. This expression is also often put in the negative, as in She hated the heat and humidity of the southern summer; she was not a happy camper. [ ; mid-1900s ]
/ˈhæpɪˈklæpɪ/ adjective 1. of or denoting a form of evangelical Christianity in which members of the congregation sing and clap enthusiastically during acts of worship noun (pl) -pies 2. Also called happy clapper. an enthusiastic evangelical Christian adjective, noun pertaining to any Christian congregation that is extremely enthusiastic, loud, and musical Usage Note colloquial
noun, Slang. 1. . noun
- Happy event
noun 1. (informal) the birth of a child
[hap-ee-goh-luhk-ee] /ˈhæp i goʊˈlʌk i/ adjective 1. trusting cheerfully to luck; happily unworried or unconcerned. adjective 1. carefree or easy-going also happy go lucky, 1670s as an adverb, “haphazard;” the adjective, of persons, recorded from 1856.