• (America) IPA: /ˈɡɑdli/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɡɒdli/

godly (comparative godlier, superlative godliest)

  1. Of or pertaining to a god
    her godly powers = her superhuman powers
  2. Devoted to a god or God; devout; righteous.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, 2 Corinthians 7:10 ↗:
      For godly sorrow worketh repentance.
  3. Gloriously good.
Translations Translations Translations Adverb


  1. In a godly manner; piously; devoutly; righteously.
    All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. — 2. Tim. iii. 12.

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