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Meaning of GOODLY

Pronunciation:  gûdlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"
 

GOODLY is a 6 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: considerable, goodish, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Good"ly\, adv.
    Excellently. [Obs.] --Spenser.
    
    
  2. \Good"ly\, a. [Compar. {Goodlier}; superl. {Goodliest}.]
    [OE. godlich, AS. g?dlic. See {Good}, and {Like}.]
    1. Pleasant; agreeable; desirable.
    
             We have many goodly days to see.      --Shak.
    
    2. Of pleasing appearance or character; comely; graceful; as,
       a goodly person; goodly raiment, houses.
    
             The goodliest man of men since born.  --Milton.
    
    3. Large; considerable; portly; as, a goodly number.
    
             Goodly and great he sails behind his link. --Dryden.
    
    
 
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