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gai·ly

also gay·ly  (gā′lē)
adv.
1. In a joyful, cheerful, or happy manner; merrily.
2. With bright colors or trimmings; showily: gaily dressed in ribbons and flounces.

gaily

(ˈɡeɪlɪ)
adv
1. in a lively manner; cheerfully
2. with bright colours; showily

gai•ly

(ˈgeɪ li)

adv.
1. merrily.
2. brightly or showily.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.gaily - in a gay manner; "the scandals were gaily diverting"

gaily

Translations
بِمَرَح، بِجَذَل
vesele
muntert
hilpeästiiloisesti
glaîlega
neşeylesevinçle

gaily

[ˈgeɪlɪ] ADV
1. (= brightly) [dressed, decorated] → vistosamente, alegremente
gaily coloured cushionscojines de vistosos or alegres colores
gaily painted bargesbarcazas pintadas con alegres colores
2. (= cheerfully) [chatter, sing] → alegremente
3. (= thoughtlessly) → alegremente, como si tal cosa
people who gaily fritter away their timegente que malgasta alegremente el tiempo or que malgasta el tiempo como si tal cosa
she gaily admitted that she had liedadmitió alegremente que había mentido, admitió que había mentido como si tal cosa

gaily

[ˈgeɪli] advgaiement
gaily coloured → aux couleurs vives

gaily

adv
(= happily)fröhlich; (= brightly) painted, dressedfarbenfroh; gaily coloured (Brit) or colored (US) → farbenfroh, farbenprächtig
(= thoughtlessly)unbekümmert, fröhlich (inf); spendohne Rücksicht auf Verluste

gaily

[ˈgeɪlɪ] adv (sing, chatter) → allegramente, gaiamente; (painted, decorated) → vivacemente
gaily coloured → dai colori allegri

gay

(gei) adjective
1. happy or making people happy. The children were gay and cheerful; gay music.
2. bright. gay colours.
3. homosexual. gay liberation; gay rights.
noun
homosexual.
ˈgaily adverb
gaiety (ˈgeiəti) noun
1. (an occasion of) fun or happiness. They joined in the gaiety.
2. the state of being gay. the gaiety of the music.
References in classic literature ?
One day he happened to see a Swallow, which had appeared before its season, skimming along a pool and twittering gaily.
THE Head Rifler of an insolvent bank, learning that it was about to be visited by the official Noser into Things, placed his own personal note for a large amount among its resources, and, gaily touching his guitar, awaited the inspection.
The church itself was gaily festooned with flowers for the ceremony, while out in the church-yard at one side brown ale flowed freely for all the servitors.
Nor could you wonder had you witnessed a recent experience of mine when, in the armor of blissful and stupendous ignorance, I gaily narrated the gist of it to a Fellow of the Royal Geological Society on the occasion of my last trip to London.
he said gaily, genuinely expressing what he felt at the moment.
That done, she once more reminded him of their compact and gaily parted from him.
Van Tromp laughed gaily, shook hands up to the elbows, hoped cordially they would meet again and that often, but looked after Dick as he departed with a tremor of indignation.
Then there was her ring, of which she was as conscious as if it rather than she was what came gaily down the street.
Gilbert walked airily off with Ruby Gillis, and Anne could hear them laughing and talking gaily as they loitered along in the still, crisp autumn air.
Whatever other people might have thought of the result it satisfied Anne, and she tripped gaily down the road, holding her ruddy head with its decoration of pink and yellow very proudly.
A close observer might have gathered that the topic was distasteful; but the doctor carried it off gaily.
In addition, a large number of people must have walked, in spite of the heat of the day, from Woking and Chertsey, so that there was altogether quite a considerable crowd--one or two gaily dressed ladies among the others.