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jump for joyAn expression of extreme happiness for any reason.Rate it:

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bundle of joyA newborn baby.Rate it:

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bundle of joyA pet.Rate it:

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jump for joyExalt, [rejoice]], feel elation.Rate it:

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no joyA negative outcome.Rate it:

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eat your face offto eat huge quantities of delicious food for the pure joy of eatingRate it:

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life's a bitchAn expression of acceptance of misfortune.1950, Joy Davidman, Weeping Bay, page 184:She'd have been willing enough to use them, poor dead little bitch. Life's a bitch. Life's a bad joke.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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pleased as punchan expression of gratitude, joy, appreciation for some gift, service, reward, special treatment.Rate it:

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tickled pinkAn expression vouchsafing, joy, extreme happiness:Rate it:

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