What does goodly mean?

Definitions for goodly
ˈgʊd ligood·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. goodly, goodish, healthy, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidy(adj)

    large in amount or extent or degree

    "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"


  1. goodly(Adverb)

    In a goodly way; courteously, graciously.

  2. goodly(Adjective)

    good, pleasing in appearance

  3. goodly(Adjective)

    Quite large; considerable: a goodly sum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Goodly(adverb)


  2. Goodly

    pleasant; agreeable; desirable

  3. Goodly

    of pleasing appearance or character; comely; graceful; as, a goodly person; goodly raiment, houses

  4. Goodly

    large; considerable; portly; as, a goodly number

  5. Origin: [OE. godlich, AS. gdlic. See Good, and Like.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of goodly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of goodly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of goodly in a Sentence

  1. Martin Luther:

    Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church it is a goodly Christian weapon.

  2. J. D. Watson, "The Double Helix":

    One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.

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