Gainly meaning

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Shapely and graceful; comely.
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Thoroughly; completely; (with adjectives) very.
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(UK dialectal) Proper; suitable; becoming.
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(archaic) Ready to help; kindly; gracious.
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(of conduct) Graceful; tactful;
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(of bodily form, attitude, or movement) Shapely; handsome.
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Origin of gainly

  • From Middle English geȝȝnlike, geynliche, equivalent to gain (“straight, direct, convenient, favourable, kindly”, adjective) +‎ -ly (adverbial suffix).

    From Wiktionary

  • From gain (“straight, direct, convenient, favourable, kindly”, adjective) +‎ -ly (adjectival suffix).

    From Wiktionary