[ UK /t‍ʃˈi‍əfəli/ ]
[ US /ˈtʃɪɹfəɫi, ˈtʃɪɹfɫi/ ]
  1. in a cheerful manner
    he cheerfully agreed to do it
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How To Use cheerfully In A Sentence

  • The birds have seen me look a great deal worse than this, a great _deal_ worse," said Jewel cheerfully. Jewel's Story Book
  • Instead of being crushed at once, as perhaps the writer expected, it darted forward, quite briskly and cheerfully, at six or seven miles an hour; requiring no spur or admonitive to haste, except the shrieking of the little Egyptian _gamin_, who ran along by asinus's side. "[ Heads and Tales : or, Anecdotes and Stories of Quadrupeds and Other Beasts, Chiefly Connected with Incidents in the Histories of More or Less Distinguished Men.
  • She agreed cheerfully, turning her face up towards the rain, letting the heavy droplets splatter against her drenched face and hair.
  • They walked out of the fountain room together, still cheerfully chatting.
  • I'd like to smile and skip down shopping lanes whistling cheerfully but it just isn't in me.
  • His strong able-bodied cockswain did good service in cheerfully carrying his much-loved Commander, and they managed to return to the boat, and brought the two bereaved and sorrow-stricken ladies back to the “Pioneer.” A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries
  • But Dominic Iglesias made effort to comfort him, speaking not uncheerfully, determining even to fight the fatigue and weakness which, as he could not but own, daily increased on him, if only for the sake of this faithful and simple adherent. The Far Horizon
  • They cheerfully hailed us in Dari, then Urdu, then broken English.
  • At that moment, his was a saint's blithesome face, loose and half a-smile with the generosity of his gift and with a becoming neutrality toward his own abilities, as if he had long since cheerfully submitted to knowing that however well he rendered a piece, he could always imagine doing better. Cold Mountain
  • They do it cheerfully, and, strange to say, are as careful not to be "hived" as The colored cadet at West Point : autobiography of Lieut. Henry Ossian Flipper, U. S. A., first graduate of color from the U. S. Military Academy,
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