Glum vs Cheerful - What's the difference?
As a noun glum
As an adjective cheerful is
noticeably happy and optimistic.
From (etyl) glomen, glommen, glomben, . More at (l).
(obsolete) To look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum.
Probably from (etyl) . More at (l).
despondent; moody; sullen
- I frighten people by my glum face.
* cheerfull (archaic)
Noticeably happy and optimistic.
Bright and pleasant.
*:At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors.In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass.