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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To do something in a merry and bright manner or effect.

Usage examples (36)
  • . . .and as the sun rose brightly we forgot our hunger and sleepiness, and rode cheerily off up a large dry creek. . .
  • Some of the cloud of care lifted from his face, and he called cheerily to Joey.
  • "All right now, Evangeline," he called cheerily as he passed through the kitchen.
  • And then as the boy returned with the basket of hot eatables, he called cheerily, for more
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