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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgleeglee /ɡliː/ noun  [uncountable]HAPPY a feeling of satisfaction and excitement, often because something bad has happened to someone else syn delight Manufacturers are rubbing their hands with glee as they prepare to cash in.
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gleeI rushed back to Terry, all glee.There was a general tone of ill-concealed glee in the reporting of this most spectacular flop in the corporation's history.The class howled in glee as she spun and screamed and beat at her burning dress.The doctor was rubbing her hands, probably to warm them, but it looked like a gesture of glee and greed.Then they went at it with redoubled glee.When you stop and he gets out, young women squeal with glee.rubbing ... hands with gleeThousands of people will be rubbing their hands with glee.Players' agents and satellite salesmen will be rubbing their hands with glee.I can see the disinfectant manufactures rubbing their hands with glee, confident of selling still stronger-smelling concoctions.
GleeGlee trademark  a US television drama series about the activities of a high school glee club (=a singing group) called “New Directions”, which takes part in singing competitions. The show was first broadcast in 2009 and became very popular. Music from the show has been downloaded many millions of times, and Glee has won several awards including Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Emmy Awards.
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