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Definition of gaily adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1in a bright and attractive way a gaily decorated room
  2. 2in a cheerful way gaily laughing children She waved gaily to the little crowd.
  3. 3without thinking or caring about the effect of your actions on other people She gaily announced that she was leaving the next day. see also gaiety, gay
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: gaily