- in a game or plucky manner: They struggled gamely.
Origin of gamely
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Examples from the Web for gamely
De Blasio, making his first appearance on the show, gamely pushed back.Bill de Blasio Enters the Lions Den of ‘Morning Joe’
March 10, 2014
We needed him to be wary, absorbed, and a little bit gruff, and he gamely complied, thereby furthering his own self-made legend.Michael Musto: Lou Reed Made Me A Believer—In Transvestism, Prostitution, and Lou Reed
October 28, 2013
Transfixingly candid and gamely stepping up to the plate for a round of hardball, Lohan seemed to be answering yes.Oprah’s Lindsay Lohan Interview Settles It: Lohan’s Comeback Is Real
August 19, 2013
Stewart gamely raised her own pocket-size camera and aimed it at the beast.Martha Stewart in the Dock Over Macy’s Lawsuit: ‘I Did My Time!’
March 6, 2013
First, she hit it off with Bebe owner Manny Mashouf, who gamely endured her withering criticism of his brand.Rushka Bergman, Stylist to Michael Jackson, on Remaking Bebe
September 12, 2012
He resented it in this youngster who had fought so gamely with death.Two Thousand Miles Below
Charles Willard Diffin
But he did not complain, he stood erect, and gamely led his men into battle.
Gamely she responded and forged ahead—the old pacer was beaten!
Stubbs grunted, and flung his head back, but Rip hung on gamely.Lives of the Fur Folk
M. D. Haviland
At last he came back and gamely finished the business of the day.Pitching in a Pinch
- in a brave or sporting manner
Word Origin and History for gamely
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper