Joye



[joi] /dʒɔɪ/

noun
1.
a female given name.
/dʒɔɪ/
noun
1.
a deep feeling or condition of happiness or contentment
2.
something causing such a feeling; a source of happiness
3.
an outward show of pleasure or delight; rejoicing
4.
(Brit, informal) success; satisfaction: I went to the bank for a loan, but got no joy
verb
5.
(intransitive) to feel joy
6.
(transitive) (obsolete) to make joyful; gladden
n.

c.1200, “feeling of pleasure and delight;” c.1300, “source of pleasure or happiness,” from Old French joie (11c.), from Latin gaudia, plural of gaudium “joy,” from gaudere “rejoice,” from PIE root *gau- “to rejoice” (cf. Greek gaio “I rejoice,” Middle Irish guaire “noble”). Joy-riding is American English, 1908.
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