Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Splendidly; delightfully.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a golden manner.

Etymologies

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golden +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Instantly the entire sphere burst into a mighty whispering, sharp with protest, almost twanging goldenly, if a whisper could possibly be considered to twang, rising higher, sinking deeper, the two extremes of the registry of sound threatening to complete the circle and coalesce into the bull-mouthed thundering he had so often heard beyond the taboo distance.

    THE RED ONE

  • The Copper Beeches and Aspens spangle goldenly against the steel-blue sky.

    Rodeo Days

  • The Copper Beeches and Aspens spangle goldenly against the steel-blue sky.

    Rodeo Days

  • He was a golden font that freely poured what goldenly endures, and though that font be gone, its bounty stored and treasured still is yours.

    He was an old yard dog...

  • He was a golden font that freely poured what goldenly endures, and though that font be gone, its bounty stored and treasured still is yours.

    February 2007

  • Followed upon its ending, a chanting as goldenly sonorous.

    The Metal Monster

  • My brother Jaques he keeps at school, and report speaks goldenly of his profit: for my part, he keeps me rustically at home, or, to speak more properly, stays me here at home unkept; for call you that keeping for a gentleman of my birth, that differs not from the stalling of an ox?

    As You Like It

  • And flushed yet more (you horrid!), more goldenly.

    Ulysses

  • The queen seemed to pulse goldenly even from this distance.

    The Chronicles of Pern

  • The queen seemed to pulse goldenly even from this distance.

    Chronicles of Pern, First Fall

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