Examples of happily in a Sentence
They have been happily married for 12 years.
They lived happily ever after.
We happily accept credit cards.
Recent Examples of happily from the Web
The obvious question then, of course, is whether the American actress and Harry will live happily ever after.
These aren't once-upon-a-time, happily-ever-after fairytale stories.
Here, the hot spots that can’t be missed. Cape Town, South Africa, may have been in the international news most recently for its water crisis — happily Day Zero didn’t happen and the drought is under control.
Cineastes might view the theater as hallowed ground, but many people would happily consume films in the comfort of their own home—and Netflix argues that a free-market approach will bear that out.
Since March 1, 638 hikers from 26 different countries had happily rested at the center.
After all, the couple has been happily married for nearly 40 years.
In Sicily’s historic towns—Syracuse, Noto, Taormina—you can get happily lost in millennia-old narrow streets that seem to go on forever, opening up into plazas built around Baroque cathedrals.
From that day on we will all live happily ever after.
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HAPPILY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of happily for English Language Learners
: in a happy way or state
—used to say that something good or lucky has happened
: in a very willing way
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