- with merriment; merrily; joyfully; cheerfully.
- with showiness; showily.
Origin of gaily
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Historical Examples of gayly
"He is sure he never thought of anything so wild," she said, gayly.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
Yates walked merrily down the road, whistling "Gayly the troubadour."In the Midst of Alarms
"He ees not mourning over the feesh," declared Deschaillon gayly.The Cruise of the Dry Dock
T. S. Stribling
And then they burst into a hearty laugh, gayly excusing themselves.
It was gayly remarked, however, that they were quite entitled to their turn of feasting.
- in a lively manner; cheerfully
- with bright colours; showily