Yes; this was contained in his written statement, for one thing, and I believe that he also stated this to me orally.
The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be.
In China, where there are no newspapers, the message must be orally delivered.
It is a waste of the student's time to present orally that which can be found in print.
The notes are necessary to fortify statements which orally may pass, but do not satisfy a reader.
They may read the questions silently, answering them orally.
It would be all the better for my book that I should first orally deliver the matter to Walkirk, and afterward write it.
To the sound ou he prefixes an e (hard to exemplify otherwise than orally).
But it matters not whether an agreement is made in writing, orally, or by symbols.
But who guarantees that we shall have what was orally promised to us?
1620s, from Late Latin oralis, from Latin os (genitive oris) "mouth, opening, face, entrance," from PIE *os-/*ous- "mouth" (cf. Sanskrit asan "mouth," asyam "mouth, opening," Avestan ah-, Hittite aish, Middle Irish a "mouth," Old Norse oss "mouth of a river," Old English or "beginning, origin, front"). Psychological meaning "of the mouth as the focus of infantile sexual energy" (e.g. oral fixation) is from 1910. The sexual sense is first recorded 1948, in Kinsey. As a noun, "oral examination," attested from 1876. Related: Orally (c.1600); orality.
oral o·ral (ôr'əl)
Of or relating to the mouth.
Used in or taken through the mouth.
Of or relating to the first stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, in which the mouth is the focus of exploration and pleasure.