What does the word goodly mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Excellently.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pleasing; attractive; excellent; ample.

Usage examples for goodly

  1. Let Gandelu be named the tenth, for he was a goodly man. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  2. She's a big hearty lass, indeed, she's a very goodly lass! – A Round Dozen by Susan Coolidge
  3. You're at ours and I can prove it, asserted Tom, stretching out a foot of goodly size. – Ethel Morton at Rose House by Mabell S. C. Smith