Synonyms for merrily

Grammar : Adv
Spell : mer-uh-lee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmɛr ə li

Définition of merrily

Origin :
  • Old English myriglice "pleasantly, melodiously;" see merry + -ly (2).
  • adv joyfully
Example sentences :
  • Behold me with staff and scrip, footing it merrily in the Land of Pardons.
  • Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
  • Yet he can tilt or play his part at hand-strokes as merrily as ever.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Happy, thrice happy, those who can foot it merrily all the way!
  • Extract from : « The Roof of France » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • Merrily flew the years and almost before I realised it came graduation.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Why are these people here, and why does the bell ring so merrily?
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • So merrily he went to work, forgetting everything in his adherence to habit.
  • Extract from : « Welsh Fairy Tales » by William Elliott Griffis
  • The Englishmen took their place, and merrily drove the sheep to their boats.
  • Extract from : « Introductory American History » by Henry Eldridge Bourne
  • Was this really the woman who had just now been conversing so merrily?
  • Extract from : « The Fortune of the Rougons » by Emile Zola
  • As to old Cullingworth, he is booming along as merrily as ever.
  • Extract from : « The Stark Munro Letters » by J. Stark Munro
  • Dorothy laughed long and merrily at the quaint ideas of her new friend.
  • Extract from : « Pretty Madcap Dorothy » by Laura Jean Libbey

Antonyms for merrily

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