good-naturedly

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

good-naturedly (comparative more good-naturedly, superlative most good-naturedly)

  1. Alternative spelling of goodnaturedly
    • 1749, John Cleland, Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, Part 4
      But here the woman saved me: I pretended a violent disorder of my head, and a feverish heat, that indisposed me too much to receive his embraces. He gave in to this, and good-naturedly desisted.
    • 1927, F. E. Penny, chapter 5, Pulling the Strings:
      Anstruther laughed good-naturedly. “[…] I shall take out half a dozen intelligent maistries from our Press and get them to give our villagers instruction when they begin work and when they are in the fields.”