joy

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒɔɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dʒɔɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( joi)


WordReference English Collocations © 2020

joy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is a simple joy
  2. is full of (pure) joy
  3. is full of the joys of spring
  4. brings joy to [others, my day, the children]
  5. take no joy in this
  6. it gives me great joy to [announce, present]
  7. is a source of (great) joy to me
  8. a source of [great, immense] joy
  9. [unending, everlasting] joy
  10. wish you all the joy in the world
  11. I take no joy in [having to, saying this]
  12. I get no joy from [having to]
  13. UK: (have you had) any joy (in) finding …?
  14. [laugh, try, run] for the joy of it
  15. was a joy to [watch, see, try]
  16. she is a joy to be around
  17. my [children, grandchildren, daughters] are a joy
  18. is my only joy
  19. my only joy in life is [watching, knowing, seeing]
  20. jump for joy
  21. [cried, shouted] out of sheer joy
  22. [cried] with sheer joy
  23. shed tears of joy
  24. the news filled them with joy
  25. find joy in [life, your day, the everyday]
  26. the joy that comes with [success, childbirth]
  27. the joy of [cooking, understanding, running]
n as adj
  1. went on a joy ride with
  2. is on a joy ride
'joy' also found in these entries:
Advertisements
Advertisements

Report an inappropriate ad.