Gai·ly adv. Merrily; showily. See gaily.
Gay·ly adv. [Also spelled gaily.]
1. With mirth and frolic; merrily; blithely; gleefully.
2. Finely; splendidly; showily; as, ladies gayly dressed; a flower gayly blooming.
adv : in a gay manner; "the scandals were gaily diverting"