gaily

play
adverb gai·ly \ˈgā-lē\
variants: or less commonly

gayly

Definition of gaily

  1. :  in a gay manner :  marked by gaiety

Examples of gaily in a Sentence

  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

Origin and Etymology of gaily

Middle English gayly, from gay 1gay + -ly 2-ly


GAILY Defined for English Language Learners

gaily

play
adverb

Definition of gaily for English Language Learners

  • : in a happy and lively way

  • : in a bright and colorful way


GAILY Defined for Kids

gaily

adverb gai·ly \ˈgā-lē\

Definition of gaily for Students

  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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