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goodly

[ good-lee ]
/ ˈgʊd li /
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adjective, good·li·er, good·li·est.
of good or substantial size, amount, etc.: a goodly sum.
of good or fine appearance.
Archaic. of a good quality: a goodly gift.
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Origin of goodly

before 1000; Middle English; Old English gōdlīc.See good, -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM goodly

good·li·ness, nounun·good·ly, adjective, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for goodly

goodly
/ (ˈɡʊdlɪ) /

adjective -lier or -liest
considerablea goodly amount of money
obsolete attractive, pleasing, or finea goodly man

Derived forms of goodly

goodliness, noun
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