Definition of goodly adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɡʊdli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʊdli//
    [only before noun]
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  1. 1(old-fashioned, formal) quite large in size or amount a goodly number
  2. 2(old use) physically attractive; of good quality
  3. Word Origin Old English gōdlic (see good, -ly).
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