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Definitions of nobly

  1. in a noble manner; "she has behaved nobly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. In a noble manner; with greatness of soul; heroically; with magnanimity; as, a deed nobly done. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Splendidly; magnificently. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. In a noble manner. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. In a noble manner; of noble extraction; magnificently. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for nobly

  1. " A shillin's a lot, I grant you that," said Beale eagerly; " but I wouldn't go to take away the nipper's little bit o' pleasure, not for no shilling I wouldn't," he ended nobly with a fond look at Dickie. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  2. " Now," said Miss Jones, looking solemnly at me, " you have done right, you have done nobly and you will be the happier for it." – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick