adjective -lier or -liest
Word Origin for gradely
Examples from the Web for gradely
The Yorkshire pronunciation of gradely is almost as if written grared-ly.
It wir a gradely bonnie afternoon, at th' back eend o' th' year.Goblin Tales of Lancashire|James Bowker
A gradely lass were my mother, an' noan gien to leein', like some fowks I could name.More Tales of the Ridings|Frederic Moorman
One old woman over eighty came all the way from Castlesteads to see her last of "the gradely leddy," as she called her.Heriot's Choice|Rosa Nouchette Carey
Her “beloved papa and mama” and her “precious sister,” she says, are living, and “gradely.”Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle|Clement K. Shorter