- 1 (cheerfully) [laugh/wave/dance] alegremente she was gaily dressed llevaba una ropa muy alegreMore example sentences
- Behind them trails the Jumbo Queen, feted by her weighty ladies-in-waiting, waving gaily at the crowd.
- One early morning at an elementary school bus stop, I gaily waved at the visible faces of our future leaders and innovators, children whose dreams and innocence were yet unscathed by disappointment or grim reality.
- I'm flying past cosy cottages with daffodils waving gaily as I zip by.
- 2 (unconcernedly, blithely) [admit/concede] como si tal (cosa) she gaily went on doing it siguió haciéndolo como si tal (cosa), siguió haciéndolo tan contenta or [familiar/colloquial] tan olímpicaMore example sentences
- We have skipped gaily down the yellow brick road towards 50% participation, without ever asking whether it is a good thing for half the population to possess a university degree.
- But why is it some people are the soul of sobriety and never suffer the next day with a hangover, while others can't help behaving badly when the wine is flowing and gaily fling all their inhibitions into the file marked B for bin?
- So you won't be hearing from me until then - assuming that I make it out alive and without that cow disease people caught at Glastonbury after gaily flinging wet dirt at each other for the festival's duration.
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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.