Gayly
Gayly Gay"ly, adv. [Also spelled {gaily}.] 1. With mirth and frolic; merrily; blithely; gleefully. [1913 Webster]

2. Finely; splendidly; showily; as, ladies gayly dressed; a flower gayly blooming. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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  • gayly — [gā′lē] adv. alt. sp. of GAILY …   English World dictionary

  • gayly — adverb in a joyous manner (Freq. 1) they shouted happily • Syn: ↑happily, ↑merrily, ↑mirthfully, ↑blithely, ↑jubilantly • Ant: ↑unhappily …   Useful english dictionary

  • gayly — variant of gaily …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gayly — /gay lee/, adv. gaily. * * * …   Universalium

  • gayly — adverb Cheerfully; in a gay manner …   Wiktionary

  • gayly — adv. happily, joyfully, cheerfully; with bright colors or decorations; flamboyantly (also gaily) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gayly — gay•ly [[t]ˈgeɪ li[/t]] adv. gaily …   From formal English to slang

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  • gaily — Gayly Gay ly, adv. [Also spelled {gaily}.] 1. With mirth and frolic; merrily; blithely; gleefully. [1913 Webster] 2. Finely; splendidly; showily; as, ladies gayly dressed; a flower gayly blooming. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gayn- — gayly, gayn see gaily, gain …   Useful english dictionary

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