|Happily (Hap"pi*ly) (?), adv.
1. By chance; peradventure; haply. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.
2. By good fortune; fortunately; luckily. "Preferred by conquest, happily o'erthrown." Waller.
3. In a happy manner or state; in happy circumstances; as, he lived happily with his wife.
4. With address or dexterity; gracefully; felicitously; in a manner to success; with success. "Formed by thy converse, happily to steer From grave to gay, from lively to severe." Pope.
Synonyms -- Fortunately; luckily; successfully; prosperously; contentedly; dexterously; felicitously.
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