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cheerly

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adverb cheer·ly \ˈchir-lē\

Definition of cheerly

  1. :  in a cheerful manner <lusty, young, and cheerly drawing breath — Shakespeare>



1558

First Known Use of cheerly

1558

Rhymes with cheerly


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