gaily

[gey-lee]
adverb
1.
with merriment; merrily; joyfully; cheerfully.
2.
with showiness; showily.
Also, gayly.


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see gay, -ly

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

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gaily
late 14c., from M.E. gai (see gay) + -ly (2).
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Example sentences
When they tire of singing they stand up and dance gaily in a ring till evening.
What was larger and droller than life has been puffed up and gaily tinted
  without being blown apart.
It cackles gaily as it impales the century upon its jokes.
Sixteen large steamers anchored offshore and were gaily decorated with
  streamers.
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