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gaily

[ gey-lee ]
/ ˈgeɪ li /
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adverb
with merriment; merrily; joyfully; cheerfully.
with showiness; showily.
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Origin of gaily

A Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at gay, -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for gaily

gaily
/ (ˈɡeɪlɪ) /

adverb
in a lively manner; cheerfully
with bright colours; showily
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