adjective, good·li·er, good·li·est.
Related formsgood·li·ness, nounun·good·ly, adjective, adverb
Examples from the Web for goodly
A goodly number seem to have been debating over Yair Lapid and someone else.
This breathes life into goodly intentions, particularly those aimed at helping small groups or community efforts.
Surely it was too goodly a residence that we should be so swiftly, so ruthlessly, evicted from it!The Poison Belt|Arthur Conan Doyle
How goodly and how to be wished were such an obedient unanimity as this, what a fine conformity would it starch us all into!Areopagitica|John Milton
They are devoted to each other, which is a goodly thing to see in these days.The Sign Of The Red Cross|Evelyn Everett-Green
He rose and stretched himself, with solemn satisfaction, to the extent of his goodly proportions.Cape Cod Folks|Sarah P. McLean Greene
They have furnished a goodly proportion of the patients on which quacks and charlatans have fattened.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh