gamely vs pluckily what difference

what is difference between gamely and pluckily

English

Etymology

From game +‎ -ly; compare Old English gamenlīċ (belonging to games, sportive, theatrical, ridiculous) and Middle High German gāmelich, gemelich (joyful).

Adjective

gamely (comparative gamelier or more gamely, superlative gameliest or most gamely)

  1. Sportive; lively; joyful.
    • 2004, Jose Luis Caivano, editor, AIC 2004 Color and Paints, Proceedings:
      This confirmed the penetration of the theoretical knowledge of color when it is taught using a gamely practice where the act of working come to be a pleasure.
  2. (hunting, fishing, etc.) Of or pertaining to game.

Adverb

gamely (comparative more gamely, superlative most gamely)

  1. In a game or plucky manner; in a willing and spirited fashion.

Synonyms

  • (willingly and spiritedly): bravely, indomitably, pluckily, resolutely

Anagrams

  • -megaly, gleamy, mygale

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • gamli, gomenly, gamenly

Etymology

From Old English gamenlīċe; equivalent to game +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡaːm(ə)liː/, /ˈɡaːm(ənliː/

Adverb

gamely (rare)

  1. Mirthfully, gaily; joyfully; in a gamely way.

References

  • “gām(e)lī, adv.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-07-09.


English

Etymology

plucky +‎ -ly

Adverb

pluckily (comparative more pluckily, superlative most pluckily)

  1. In a plucky manner.

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