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gainly

[geyn-lee] /ˈgeɪn li/
adjective
1.
graceful; comely; handsome.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; probably back formation from ungainly
Related forms
gainliness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gainliness

gainly

/ˈɡeɪnlɪ/
adjective
1.
graceful or well-formed; shapely
adverb
2.
conveniently or suitably
Derived Forms
gainliness, noun
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