Good·ly, adv. Excellently. [Obs.]
Good·ly, a. [Compar. Goodlier superl. Goodliest.]
1. Pleasant; agreeable; desirable.
We have many goodly days to see. --Shak.
2. Of pleasing appearance or character; comely; graceful; as, a goodly person; goodly raiment, houses.
The goodliest man of men since born. --Milton.
3. Large; considerable; portly; as, a goodly number.
Goodly and great he sails behind his link. --Dryden.
adj : large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable
amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus";
"a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable
fortune" [syn: goodish, hefty, respectable, sizable,
[also: goodliest, goodlier]