Definition of happily
- happily, some boyhood pleasures don't change
- —P. A. Witteman
They have been happily married for 12 years.
They lived happily ever after.
We happily accept credit cards.
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: 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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