from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a cheerful manner; with a cheery demeanour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a cheery manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a cheery manner; with cheerfulness; with good spirits; heartily: as, to set to work cheerily.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a cheerful manner


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

cheery +‎ -ly


  • “See you in Antigua,” I called cheerily, trying to fill my voice with a confidence that was rapidly evaporating.

    Rowing the ATLANTIC

  • “Hi,” she called cheerily and grabbed the broom and began to sweep.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom

  • Pressing hard on the foe, they called cheerily to one another, and shouted at the same time to Chares to bring up his aid.


  • As he walked away from the house he called cheerily: "Come, Mattie, -- want to go along?"

    Southern Stories Retold from St. Nicholas

  • "Well, Bob, how are you making out?" he called cheerily, as he approached, looking at the excavated dirt thrown out.

    Hidden Treasure

  • As they left they called cheerily to the women standing on the beach, but Ellen hardly heard them.

    Where the Sun Swings North

  • Come here, Tabitha, "he called cheerily --" come an 'see what happens to them that cast their bread upon the waters.

    The Bishop of Cottontown A Story of the Southern Cotton Mills

  • “All right now, Evangeline, ” he called cheerily as he passed through the kitchen.

    IV. Book One: On Lovely Creek

  • "'Scuse me, Kamasura," he called cheerily, and raised his hand to betoken that the boot had come from him.


  • "Good morning," he called cheerily, highly content with life just at this moment.

    Man to Man


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.