happily

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adverb hap·pi·ly \ˈha-pə-lē\

Definition of happily

  1. 1a :  in a fortunate mannerb :  as it fortunately happens happily, some boyhood pleasures don't change — P. A. Witteman

  2. 2 archaic :  by chance

  3. 3 :  in a happy manner or state

  4. 4 :  in an adequate or fitting manner :  successfully

Examples of happily in a Sentence

  1. They have been happily married for 12 years.

  2. They lived happily ever after.

  3. We happily accept credit cards.

14th Century

First Known Use of happily

14th century




HAPPILY Defined for English Language Learners

happily

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adverb hap·pi·ly \ˈha-pə-lē\

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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