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Though a handful of chefs had tried televised cooking shows starting in the 1940s, it was Child, with her gaiety and charisma, who demonstrated the unique potential that the medium had to reach home cooks.

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The boat motored up the Nile River, a capsule of gaiety beneath a spotless February sky.

"Bulgari is for me the symbol of passion and of this vivid and colorful Roman gaiety," Bruni-Sarkozy said.

Her new joy and excitement, her gaiety and zest for life— all had been caused, not by himself, but by another.

Providence, interposing, made him a painter, and the gaiety of nations has been increased by the possession of some storks.

He hurried to the Hotel d'Ettres; but the scenes of careless gaiety he saw there, seemed only to chafe his mind.

Spontaneous gaiety was gone out of his cousin, whose attempts to be his normal self became forced and unsuccessful.

The usual excited happiness was less obvious, he thought, than usual, the mercurial gaiety wholly absent.


On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gaiety, such as: good humor, hilarity, joie de vivre, animation, blitheness, and brightness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.