good-naturedly good-naturedly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a good-natured manner

Usage(s):

  1. It appears to be a true reflection of her spirit eccentric, good-naturedly feminist, kind of funny and kind of sentimental.
  2. When the happy wife of the man he had chosen for Secretary of War bubbled to the Press about her husband's good fortune, the President-elect good-naturedly confirmed the news.
  3. Paramount chairman Brad Grey introduced Stone, who took to a small stage and good-naturedly thanked his producers, screenwriter, actors and others involved with the film.

News

  • Springfield Township High School students take music to Woodmere Art Museum

    Sophomore Sean Ellis’ hands shook subtly. “I’m very nervous,” the baritone, from Springfield Township High School, admitted with a grin as his friends and fellow musicians laughed good-naturedly. However, Ellis’ confident, expressive performance of “Make Them Hear You” from the musical “Ragtime” at Springfield’s chamber recital masked any unease he felt and received hearty applause.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Springfield Sun

Quotes

  1. "At times, it was a lot of fun," Cochran wrote of the "Seinfeld" spoof. "And I knew that accepting it good-naturedly, even participating in it, helped soothe some of the angry feelings from the Simpson case."
    on Mar 29, 2005 By: Johnnie Cochran Source: CNN International

  2. "We have a bit of a sibling relationship," agreed Smith in a separate interview. "We bicker good-naturedly."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Gregory Smith Source: Blogcritics.org (blog)

  3. "I have no problem with Paul," Valentin said. "I didn't take [the story] that way. ...... Me and [Carlos] Beltran were making fun of him [good-naturedly]."
    on Jun 29, 2007 By: Jose Valentin Source: MLB.com

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