[noh-blee] /ˈnoʊ bli/

in a noble manner.
courageously; bravely; gallantly.
splendidly; superbly; magnificently.
of noble ancestry:
nobly born.

c.1300, “valorous, courageous, spirited,” from noble (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning “of or befitting noble birth or descent, of high ancestry” is from 1590s.


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