from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Sportive; lively; joyful.
- adj. Of or pertaining to game.
- adv. Gaily; joyfully.
- adv. In a game or plucky manner; in a willing and spirited fashion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a plucky manner; spiritedly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Sportive; lively; joyful.
- Gaily; joyfully.
- In a game or plucky manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a plucky manner
Yet Scott says she "gamely" gives a "solid performance", and I also felt she was strong.
Levi grabbed a microphone to lip-synch along to Britney Spears' "Hold It Against Me" — just one of the many tunes spun by an on-set DJ — while Favorite Villain costar and onetime James Bond Timothy Dalton gamely pelted him with maraschino cherries and even drank champagne out of a Giuseppe Zanotti stiletto.
Sen. Menendez argued gamely that the Senate can do both the energy AND immigration reform this year, which would be climate change of a different sort.
In an entry just posted on the Inside Higher Ed Web page, the president of Sarah Lawrence College gamely addressed what has become this liberal arts school's most notorious distinction: a price tag of $58,716 including tuition, fees and room and board for 2011-12, which makes it America's most expensive college.
She seemed surprised to have been passed the ball so quickly, but she gamely smiled and glanced around at the wide-eyed students.
Smiling, gamely in lockstep, they sailed over to the press.
Mr. Panetta and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Martin Dempsey, tried gamely yesterday to dress up these cuts not as a drawdown but as a "strategic shift."
Crossing that bridge to Mercado Sonora, Quetzal walks gamely forward, a pixieish figure, with his womanly legs, bushy black locks, his delicate air.
In "Critical Film Studies" — on the surface a Pulp Fiction homage, but really a stealth tribute to My Dinner with Andre — Pudi gamely inhabited the anti-Abed, a dark and stern "normal" grown-up whose epiphany has left him all too happy to trash his real pop culture-loving self.
Inside the theatre, parents were comforting their children while gamely hiding their own fear of the events exploding outside.
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