[ apt-lee ]
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  1. in a manner that is suited to the purpose or occasion; appropriately: Known for its distinctive fanned tail and energetic flying antics, the aptly named fantail is one of the most common native birds of New Zealand.

Origin of aptly

apt + -ly

Other words from aptly

  • o·ver·apt·ly, adverb

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