cheerly

adverb
cheer·​ly | \ ˈchir-lē How to pronounce cheerly (audio) \

Definition of cheerly

: in a cheerful manner lusty, young, and cheerly drawing breath— William Shakespeare

First Known Use of cheerly

1558, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cheerly was in 1558

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“Cheerly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cheerly. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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