happy as larry

Happy as Larry
When you're as happy as Larry, you're very happy indeed.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • happy as Larry — (informal) Completely happy • • • Main Entry: ↑happy …   Useful english dictionary

  • happy as Larry — adjective Extremely happy and carefree …   Wiktionary

  • happy as Larry — Phrs. Very happy …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • happy as Larry —  Very happy. Very carefree …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • be as happy as Larry — be as happy as Larry/a sandboy British & Australian, American to be very happy and to have no worries. We married nine days after we met, and three years on we re happy as Larry. Since he s been at college he s as happy as a clam …   New idioms dictionary

  • as happy as Larry — Meaning Very happy. Origin Probably an Australian expression. Thought to refer to the Australian boxer Larry Foley (1847 1917). Why was he so happy? I ve no idea. An alternative explanation is that it relates to the Cornish and later Australian… …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • happy — /ˈhæpi / (say hapee) adjective (happier, happiest) 1. characterised by or indicative of pleasure, content, or gladness: a happy mood. 2. delighted, pleased, or glad, as over a particular thing: to be happy to see a person. 3. favoured by fortune; …   Australian English dictionary

  • Larry Fine — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Feinberg. Larry Fine, de son vrai nom Louis Feinberg, est un acteur et scénariste américain né le 5 octobre 1902 à Philadelphie, Pennsylvanie (États Unis), décédé le 24 janvier 1975 à Woodland …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Larry Bird — Infobox NBAretired width=200 caption=Larry Bird position=Small forward height=6 9 (2.06 m) number=33 birthdate=birth date and age|mf=yes|1956|12|7 West Baden Springs, Indiana, USA deathdate= debutyear=1979 finalyear=1992 draftyear=1978 draftround …   Wikipedia

  • LARRY — n. Phrases and idioms: as happy as Larry colloq. extremely happy. Etymology: 20th c.: orig. uncert.: cf. LARRIKIN …   Useful english dictionary

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