happy holidays translation | English-French dictionary

happy holidays! exp.
joyeux Noël!

Entry related to:holiday

Additional comments:

To ensure the quality of comments, you need to be connected. It’s easy and only takes a few seconds
Or Sign up/login to Reverso account

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
juste milieu
être heureux
juste milieu
joyeuses Pâques
à la gâchette facile
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member. It's easy and only takes a few seconds:
Or sign up in the traditional way



   (=cheerful, contented)  
heureux (-euse)     
→ She was a happy child.        
→ Money won't make you happy.        
[mood]   gai (e)     
→ Pete was in a happy mood as they drove to the airport.        
[smile]   satisfait (e)     
→ Her face relaxed into a happy smile.        
[face]   heureux (-euse)     
[day, occasion]  
heureux (-euse)     
heureux (-euse)     
→ That's one of my happiest memories.        
→ I have nothing but happy memories of my schooldays.        
[childhood, marriage, life]   heureux (-euse)     
→ She didn't have a happy childhood.        
→ We all wish you a long and happy life together.        
[place]   gai (e)     
→ It had always been a very happy school.        
Janet looks happy.      Janet a l'air heureuse.  
It was the happiest day of my life.      C'était le plus beau jour de ma vie.  
to put on a happy face      faire bonne figure  
→ I put on a happy face but I was miserable inside.        
     (in greetings)    happy birthday!      bon anniversaire!, joyeux anniversaire!  
happy Christmas!      joyeux Noël!  
happy New Year!      bonne année!  
   (=pleased, satisfied)  
[person, customer]  
satisfait (e)     
to keep sb happy      contenter qn  
→ Bobcat, coyote, bear and deer are frequently seen, with a variety of wildfowl to keep birdwatchers happy.        
→ Its assets are valued at between £750m and £1 billion, sufficient to keep the banks happy.        
→ The swings and seesaw should keep the kids happy after they finish building sandcastles.        
→ I do everything I can to keep my customers happy.        
to be happy with sth        [+arrangements, work]   être satisfait (e)   de qch  
→ She wasn't happy with what she'd written and decided to do it again.        
I'm very happy with your work.      Je suis très satisfait de ton travail.  
to be happy for sb      (=delighted)   être content (e)   pour qn  
→ I'm so happy for you.        
to be happy about doing sth      être content (e)   de faire qch  
→ I'm not happy about leaving my cat in the cattery for such a long time        
to be happy to hear that ...      être heureux (-euse)   d'apprendre que ...  
I was happy to hear that you passed your exams.      J'ai été heureux d'apprendre que tu as réussi tes examens.  
→ I'm just happy to be back at work again.        
yes, I'd be happy to      oui, avec plaisir, oui, (bien) volontiers  
to be happy to do sth      bien vouloir faire qch  
→ We'll be happy to help if you need us.        
→ That's a risk I'm happy to take        
to be happy for sb to do sth      être d'accord pour que qn fasse qch  
→ Most voters would be happy for him to increase the top tax rate for high earners.        
→ I'm quite happy for them to ring me at home.        
heureux (-euse)     
→ By a happy coincidence, we were all on the same train.        

happy couple  
the happy couple      les jeunes mariés    mpl     
happy event  
      n   (=birth)  
the happy event      l'heureux événement    m     
      adj   insouciant (e)     
happy hour  
      n   happy hour    f      dans un bar, heure pendant laquelle les consommations sont à prix réduit   dans un bar, heure pendant laquelle les consommations sont à prix réduit  
happy medium  
      n   juste milieu    m     
slap-happy   *  
      adj   insouciant (e)     
→ ... a slap-happy kind of cook.        
→ ... a slap-happy ignorance of the danger.        
trigger-happy   , trigger happy  
à la gâchette facile  
→ They were gunned down by members of the trigger-happy National Guard ...        
to be trigger-happy      avoir la gâchette facile  
→ Some of them are a bit trigger-happy - they'll shoot at anything that moves.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
"happy holidays": examples and translations in context
Merry Christmas to you as well, Mr. Speaker, and happy holidays. Joyeux Noël à vous aussi, monsieur le Président, et joyeuses fêtes.
I wish them happy holidays as well and a very happy new year. Je leur souhaite aussi de joyeuses Fêtes et une très bonne année.
    Mr. Speaker, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you happy holidays.     Monsieur le Président, j'en profite pour vous souhaiter de joyeuses Fêtes.
I would like to wish all parliamentarians and their families a merry Christmas and happy holidays. Je voudrais souhaiter à tous les parlementaires ainsi qu'à leur famille un joyeux Noël et de joyeuses Fêtes.
Thanks again, and happy holidays. Merci encore et joyeuses fêtes.
I wish you all a good Sunday and happy holidays! Je souhaite à tous un bon dimanche et de bonnes vacances.
See how “happy holidays” is translated from English to French with more examples in context

  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
"Collins English French Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2005"
Results in context use the software and data from Tradooit