Definition of GLAD

  1. (noun)any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
  2. (adj)showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy
  3. (adj)eagerly disposed to act or to be of service
  4. (adj)feeling happy appreciation
  5. (adj)cheerful and bright