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
Minnesota Public Radio, which broke the news of the raccoon’s daring ascent and which likely employs a healthy proportion of vegetarians, happily claimed the furry striver as one of its own.
During bountiful summers, trees adjacent to wetlands often flood, dropping fruit that fish happily swallow, then pass through their excrement.
These people are living happily back in their homes with their families.
In the now-viral photo, Warren, the first Gerber baby to have Down syndrome, can be seen smiling happily from his seat on Cook’s lap.
Americans typically disdain shoulder, but Mexicans happily consume the cut in dishes such as tacos al pastor.
Sports Illustrated Rookie Hunter McGrady is happily diving into her latest project — swimwear.
As a vegetarian, powdered collagen is usually a no-go for me, but Bacon's vegan version happily fit into my morning cup(s) of black coffee.
Many contingents from the Caribbean happily show up.
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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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