joy [{{t}}dʒɔɪ]
(a) (pleasure) joie f, plaisir m;
to shout with or for joy crier de joie;
she moved out, to the great joy of her neighbours elle a déménagé, à la grande joie de ses voisins;
her grandchildren are a great joy to her ses petits-enfants sont la joie de sa vie;
it was a joy to see him laughing again c'était un plaisir de le voir rire à nouveau;
the joys of gardening les plaisirs ou les charmes du jardinage;
full of the joys of spring au comble du bonheur;
the joys of having children les joies qu'apportent les enfants;
the joys of having a car les joies d'avoir une voiture;
her style is a joy to watch son style est un plaisir pour les yeux;
he's a joy to work for c'est un plaisir de travailler pour lui;
our new car is a joy to drive avec notre nouveau modèle, la conduite est un plaisir;
she's a joy to be with, it's a joy to be with her c'est un plaisir que d'être à ses côtés;
{{}}ironic{{}} oh joy! ô joie!
(b) {{}}British{{}} {{}}familiar{{}} (success)
they had no joy at the casino ils n'ont pas eu de chance au casino;
any joy at the job centre? tu as trouvé quelque chose à l'agence pour l'emploi?;
(did you have or get) any joy? ça a marché?, tu as réussi?;
no joy! ça n'a rien donné!, ça n'a pas marché!;
you won't get any joy from him tu n'arriveras à rien avec lui

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