alegre


alegre
adj.
1 happy (contento).
una mujer de vida alegre a loose woman
2 cheerful, bright.
3 tipsy (borracho).
4 perky, bright, sunny, debonair.
pres.subj.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: alegrar.
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alegre
adjetivo
1 (contento) happy, glad
2 (color) bright
3 (música) lively
4 (espacio) cheerful, pleasant
5 familiar (achispado) tipsy
6 eufemístico (irreflexivo) thoughtless, irresponsible, rash
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FRASEOLOGÍA
alegre de cascos familiar scatterbrained
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adj.
1) glad, cheerful, happy
2) bright
3) lively
4) merry
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ADJ
1) (=feliz) [persona] happy; [cara, carácter] happy, cheerful

recibimos una alegre noticia — we received some happy news

estar alegre (por algo) — to be happy (about sth)

ser alegre — to be cheerful o happy

María es muy alegre — María's a very cheerful o happy person

2) (=luminoso) [día, habitación, color] bright
3) [música, fiesta] lively
4) * (=borracho)

estar alegre — to be merry o tipsy *

5) (=irresponsable) thoughtless
6) (=inmoral) [vida] fast; [chiste] risqué, blue
mujer 1)
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adjetivo
a) <persona/carácter> happy, cheerful; <color> bright; <fiesta/música> lively

su habitación es muy alegre — her room is nice and bright

es muy alegre — she's very cheerful, she's a very happy girl

se puso muy alegre con la noticia — the news made him very happy

b) [estar] (por el alcohol) tipsy (colloq)
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= cheerful, lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.], light hearted [light-hearted/lighhearted], jolly [jollier -comp., jolliest -sup.], merry [merrier -comp., merriest -sup.], joyful, blithe, gleeful, perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.], cheery [cheerier -comp., cheeriest -sup.], breezy [breezier -comp., breeziest -sup.], good-humoured.
Ex. Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.
Ex. But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.
Ex. Properly read, live literature -- even the quietest or most light-hearted -- may be disturbing, may subvert our view of life.
Ex. 'Let folks alone and all will then be jolly'.
Ex. Maybe Juan and his merry companions would be happy to relegate us to the boiler room, or a janitor's closet!.
Ex. It's that joyful leap from one place to another that symbolises the freedom to explore on the web.
Ex. According to these librarians, prudent judgment and professional knowledge about the value of a title should never be replaced by a blithe trust in statistical data.
Ex. However, there is a gleeful bad-taste energy throughout; the film's dumb good nature is infectious, though hardly commendable.
Ex. The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
Ex. The novel is a cheery social satire about geeky middle-aged men and their freakishly attractive, younger spouses.
Ex. This knowing sequel to the breezy glamor of 'Ocean's Eleven' provides more thieves, more heists, more twists, more locations, and more playfulness than the original.
Ex. The second thing is being good-humoured, not to get angry or pontificate or be dogmatic.
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* más alegre que unas castañuelas = as happy as Larry.
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adjetivo
a) <persona/carácter> happy, cheerful; <color> bright; <fiesta/música> lively

su habitación es muy alegre — her room is nice and bright

es muy alegre — she's very cheerful, she's a very happy girl

se puso muy alegre con la noticia — the news made him very happy

b) [estar] (por el alcohol) tipsy (colloq)
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= cheerful, lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.], light hearted [light-hearted/lighhearted], jolly [jollier -comp., jolliest -sup.], merry [merrier -comp., merriest -sup.], joyful, blithe, gleeful, perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.], cheery [cheerier -comp., cheeriest -sup.], breezy [breezier -comp., breeziest -sup.], good-humoured.

Ex: Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.

Ex: But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.
Ex: Properly read, live literature -- even the quietest or most light-hearted -- may be disturbing, may subvert our view of life.
Ex: 'Let folks alone and all will then be jolly'.
Ex: Maybe Juan and his merry companions would be happy to relegate us to the boiler room, or a janitor's closet!.
Ex: It's that joyful leap from one place to another that symbolises the freedom to explore on the web.
Ex: According to these librarians, prudent judgment and professional knowledge about the value of a title should never be replaced by a blithe trust in statistical data.
Ex: However, there is a gleeful bad-taste energy throughout; the film's dumb good nature is infectious, though hardly commendable.
Ex: The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
Ex: The novel is a cheery social satire about geeky middle-aged men and their freakishly attractive, younger spouses.
Ex: This knowing sequel to the breezy glamor of 'Ocean's Eleven' provides more thieves, more heists, more twists, more locations, and more playfulness than the original.
Ex: The second thing is being good-humoured, not to get angry or pontificate or be dogmatic.
* más alegre que unas castañuelas = as happy as Larry.

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alegre
adjective
1 ‹persona/carácter› happy, cheerful; ‹color› bright; ‹fiesta› lively; ‹música› lively
su habitación es muy alegre her room is very bright
es muy alegre, siempre está de buen humor she's very cheerful o she's a very happy person, she's always in a good mood
se puso muy alegre con la noticia the news made him very happy
2 [ ESTAR] (por el alcohol) tipsy (colloq), merry (BrE colloq)
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Del verbo alegrar: (conjugate alegrar)

alegré es:

1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

alegre es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente subjuntivo

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

Multiple Entries:
alegrar    
alegre
alegrar (conjugate alegrar) verbo transitivo
a) (hacer feliz) ‹personato make … happy;

me alegra saberlo I'm glad o pleased to hear it

b) (animar) ‹personato cheer up;

fiestato liven up;
habitaciónto brighten up;
¡alegra esa cara! cheer up!

alegrarse verbo pronominal
a) (ponerse feliz, contento):

me alegro mucho por ti I'm really happy for you;

se alegró muchísimo cuando lo vio she was really happy when she saw him;
¡cuánto me alegro! I'm so happy o pleased!;
está mucho mejor — me alegro she's much better — I'm glad (to hear that);
alegrese con algo to be glad o pleased about sth;
me alegro de verte it's good o nice to see you;
me alegro de que todo haya salido bien I'm glad o pleased that everything went well
b) (animarse) to cheer up

c) (por el alcohol) to get tipsy (colloq)

alegre adjetivo
a)persona/carácterhappy, cheerful;

colorbright;
fiesta/músicalively;
su habitación es muy alegre her room is nice and bright;

es muy alegre she's very cheerful, she's a very happy person
b) [estar] (por el alcohol) tipsy (colloq)

alegrar verbo transitivo
1 (contentar, satisfacer) to make happy o glad: me alegra que me haga esa pregunta, I'm glad you asked that
2 fig (animar) to enliven, brighten up
alegre adjetivo
1 (contento) happy, glad ➣ Ver nota en gay
2 (color vivo) bright
(música) lively
(habitáculo) pleasant, cheerful
3 fig (achispado, bebido) tipsy, merry
'alegre' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
excesivamente
- feliz
- gay
- pletórica
- pletórico
- viva
- vivo
- contento
- vida
English:
bright
- brighten up
- cheerful
- cheery
- festive
- gay
- glad
- gleeful
- happy
- jaunty
- jolly
- joyful
- joyous
- light-hearted
- merry
- perky
- rip-roaring
- sunny
- tipsy
- good
- light
- lively
- self
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alegre adj
1. [persona] happy, cheerful;
estás muy alegre you're very happy o cheerful today;
¡hay que estar alegre! cheer up!;
es una persona muy alegre she's a very happy o cheerful person
2. [fiesta, día] lively
3. [habitación, decoración, color] bright
4. [irreflexivo] happy-go-lucky;
hace las cosas de un modo muy alegre she's very happy-go-lucky
5. [borracho] tipsy, merry
6. Euf
una mujer de vida alegre a loose woman
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alegre
adj
1 (contento) happy; por naturaleza happy, cheerful
2 fam (bebido) tipsy
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alegre adj
1) : glad, cheerful
2) : colorful, bright
3) fam : tipsy
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alegre adj
1. (persona) happy [comp. happier; superl. happiest] / cheerful
es una niña muy alegre she's a happy little girl
2. (color, habitación) bright
3. (música, fiesta) lively [comp. livelier; superl. liveliest]

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