cheerly

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Adjective[edit]

cheerly (comparative more cheerly, superlative most cheerly)

  1. (obsolete) cheerful

Adverb[edit]

cheerly (comparative more cheerly, superlative most cheerly)

  1. (obsolete) cheerfully
    • 1597, William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of King Richard the Second, I. iii. 66:
      But lusty, young, and cheerly drawing breath.
    • 1818, Archibald Johnston, The Mariner: A Poem in Two Cantos (page 15)
      He cheerly passes, quaffs the social glass,
      Propines the winds, or toasts some blooming lass.

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