Definitions

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  • adv. In a good-natured manner

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Examples

  • If this guy only knew what was in store for him, thought Casey as she and Cooper laughed goodnaturedly at his joke.

    The Athena Project

  • "Do stop calling me ma'am," she chided him goodnaturedly.

    Stalling

  • Sometimes I still watch (I'm loyal) and yes I smile when Jerry blinks goodnaturedly and allows himself to be knocked back three steps after Elaine punches his chest with both fists and shouts "get out".

    Susan Braudy: I Got The Jerry Seinfeld Regrets

  • So I was in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Monday with my bud T. and of course I dragged him into every shoe store in sight, which he goodnaturedly tolerated as long as we got to buy some toys at the toy store.

    I Hate Crocs

  • And so, in his goodnaturedly self-promoting way, Isaac was given to observing, far and wide, that a certain conspicuous figure of the era had not yet been given his due.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • He said goodnaturedly in Spanish, "You're too old for this game, El Esparadrapo."

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • The younger boys, ranging in age fromsixupward, goodnaturedly obeyed the youth and continued on their rowdy way.

    The Soulforge

  • Nick laughed as goodnaturedly as one could under the circumstances and stood up.

    Devlin’s Light

  • The rain was goodnaturedly cursed, he was asked to intercede and ask God for sunshine later in the day.

    Fat Tuesday

  • "Goes without saying," the engineer replied goodnaturedly.

    Day of Honor

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