adjective \-lē\

: believing in God and in the importance of living a moral life


Full Definition of GODLY

:  divine
:  pious, devout
god·li·ness noun
godly adverb, archaic

Examples of GODLY

  1. She lived a godly life.
  2. <a godly and humble man who will be richly rewarded in the next world>

First Known Use of GODLY

14th century

Rhymes with GODLY


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