[gey-lee] /ˈgeɪ li/
with merriment; merrily; joyfully; cheerfully.
with showiness; showily.
in a lively manner; cheerfully
with bright colours; showily
also gayly, late 14c., from Middle English gai (see gay) + -ly (2). “The spelling gaily is the more common, and is supported by the only existing analogy, that of daily” [OED].
[geyn] /geɪn/ verb (used with object) 1. to get (something desired), especially as a result of one’s efforts: to gain possession of an object; to gain permission to enter a country. 2. to acquire as an increase or addition: to gain weight; to gain speed. 3. to obtain as a profit: He gained ten dollars […]
[geynz] /geɪnz/ noun 1. Edmund Pendleton, 1777–1849, U.S. general.
[geynz-vil] /ˈgeɪnz vɪl/ noun 1. a city in N Florida. 2. a city in N Georgia. 3. a city in N Texas.
[geyn-fuh l] /ˈgeɪn fəl/ adjective 1. profitable; lucrative: gainful employment. /ˈɡeɪnfʊl/ adjective 1. profitable; lucrative: gainful employment adj. 1540s (implied in gainfully), from gain + -ful. Phrase gainfully employed attested from 1796.