saintlily

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

saintly +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

saintlily (comparative more saintlily, superlative most saintlily)

  1. (rare) In a saintly way.
    • 1908, John William Brodie-Innes, Morag the Seal:
      And how perfect she was, how daintily complete in mere physical beauty, from the heavy masses of her dark, copper-hued hair, and the sweet pale face, now looking so saintlily grave, and now bubbling with fun at some unexpected turn of humour []