(as) happy as a sandboy (or Brit. Larry or N. Amer. a clam)

(as) happy as a sandboy (or Brit. Larry or N. Amer. a clam)
extremely happy. [prob. orig. denoting a boy hawking sand for sale.]

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • happy — adjective (happier, happiest) 1》 feeling or showing pleasure or contentment.     ↘willing to do or accept something. 2》 fortunate and convenient: a happy coincidence. 3》 [in combination] informal inclined to use a specified thing excessively or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • in seventh heaven — ECSTATIC, euphoric, thrilled, elated, delighted, overjoyed, on cloud nine, walking on air, jubilant, rapturous, jumping for joy, transported, delirious, blissful; informal over the moon, on top of the world, on a high, tickled pink, as pleased as …   Useful english dictionary

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