Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Like pile or wool.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like pile or wool.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, divided into a number of piles set side by side.
  • Having a soft, woolly coat next the skin, covered by longer hairs: said of dogs. The term is also applied to a coat that is soft when it should be harsh. Shaw, Illustrated Book of the Dog, v.

Etymologies

pile +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The coat is termed pily or pencilled, the effect of the natural intermingling of the two types of hair.

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  • Phineas did not notice Trapspringer skipping hap - pily down the palace steps until he realized he was alone.

    Stalling

  • He hap - pily bounced and kicked with his heels as the dragon climbed into the morning sun.

    Stalling

  • "You would do that?" he said shrilly, then slumped back down unhap - pily.

    Stalling

  • July 15, 2007 2: 33 AM pily said ... cherry cheesecake cuppies!!!

    Cheesecake Cupcakes

  • The whole estate, divided among them, would not be sufficient to answer that purpose hap-pily, though it might be enough to abate the edge of their industry.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • As hap-pily as the last alike important four years!

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • 'I've found your mysterious stranger,' she reported hap pily.

    Rome's Revenge

  • He held the meticulously printed list up, studied it a moment, then cackled hap-pily.

    Wizard and Glass

  • She rocketed past the Pelhams, the Lexus humming hap - pily while the wind whistled eerily through the shattered glass.

    Second Skin

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