adjective \ˈgd-lē\

: large in size or amount


Full Definition of GOODLY

:  pleasantly attractive
:  significantly large :  considerable <a goodly number>

Examples of GOODLY

  1. <$10,000 is a goodly reward to offer for a missing wedding ring>
  2. <a goodly number of people gathered to watch the spectacle>

First Known Use of GOODLY

before 12th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: goodman
Previous Word in the Dictionary: good–lookingness
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