[goo d-lee] /ˈgʊd li/

adjective, goodlier, goodliest.
of good or substantial size, amount, etc.:
a goodly sum.
of good or fine appearance.
Archaic. of a good quality:
a goodly gift.
adjective -lier, -liest
considerable: a goodly amount of money
(obsolete) attractive, pleasing, or fine: a goodly man

Old English godlic “goodly, excellent; comely fair;” see good (adj.) + -ly (1).


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