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gaily

adverb gai·ly \ˈgā-lē\

Simple Definition of gaily

  • : in a happy and lively way

  • : in a bright and colorful way

Full Definition of gaily

  1. :  in a gay manner :  marked by gaiety

Examples of gaily

  1. <we sat around the table, gaily teasing each other and laughing about the good old days>

  2. <children gaily running to the buses on the last day of school>



14th Century

First Known Use of gaily

14th century

Variants of gaily

also gay·ly \ˈgā-lē\

Rhymes with gaily


GAILY Defined for Kids

gaily

adverb gai·ly \ˈgā-lē\

Definition of gaily

  1. 1 :  in a merry or lively way <Children were playing gaily.>

  2. 2 :  in a bright or showy way <The performers were gaily dressed.>





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