good-humoredly love


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  • adv. Alternative spelling of goodhumoredly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With a cheerful spirit; in a cheerful or good-tempered manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a good-humored manner; in a pleasant, cheerful way.


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  • He good-humoredly recalled how various "Star Trek" actors and directors had inadvertently mauled his concepts over the years, forcing him to invent all sorts of baroque grammatical rules and double meanings for Klingon, a tongue he formalized in 1985's "Klingon Dictionary."

    Theater Review: Washington Shakespeare Company's evening of the Bard in Klingon

  • What you don't know about jools is worth knowin ',' 'Matt smiled good-humoredly.


  • She held out her hand and he shook good-humoredly.

    CHAPTER 14

  • He smiled good-humoredly, and moved as though to sit down, but she made no room for him, and he remained standing.

    CHAPTER 30

  • Even Obama isn't immune to the hand phobia slap; he famously and good-humoredly tells the story of his meet-and-greet encounter at the White House with Bush.

    Bush to Black Hands -- Keep Them in Your Pocket

  • As they approached this second door a Rangar turban, not unlike King's own, appeared above the parapet on the ledge and a voice he recognized hailed him good-humoredly.

    In The Time Of Light

  • Then the Tar Man would smile good-humoredly, or even whistle, which would exasperate Gideon to the point of fury.


  • The story might have him playing an effete easterner converted into a "real" American by the Old West, or demonstrating manly American virtues in decadent Europe or corrupt Latin America, or good-humoredly asserting American common sense in response to vogues like health faddism or pacifism, but in all these plots he was the exact same wholesome, attractive fellow he had always been.

    The Silent Superstar

  • My friends, who had listened to me rattle on about how to cube meat for competitive chili while I wrote "Cookoff," nodded good-humoredly and, I suspect, thought to themselves, "There she goes again."

    ‘What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love and Marriage’

  • Stopping briefly for the cameras, they engaged in some strained chitchat ( "We're the barbershop quartet," Charles muttered good-humoredly).

    And The Press Kept Its Place


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