goodly

[ good-lee ]
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adjective,good·li·er, good·li·est.
  1. of good or substantial size, amount, etc.: a goodly sum.

  2. of good or fine appearance.

  1. Archaic. of a good quality: a goodly gift.

Origin of goodly

1
before 1000; Middle English; Old English gōdlīc.See good, -ly

Other words from goodly

  • good·li·ness, noun
  • un·good·ly, adjective, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for goodly

goodly

/ (ˈɡʊdlɪ) /


adjective-lier or -liest
  1. considerable: a goodly amount of money

  2. obsolete attractive, pleasing, or fine: a goodly man

Derived forms of goodly

  • goodliness, noun

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