[ awr-uh-lee ]

  1. by means of the ears or the sense of hearing:The booming bass and shrieking laughter bombards you aurally, while cigarette smoke and spilled beer assail your olfactory senses.True folk songs are those that have been handed down through families and communities aurally.

Origin of aurally


Words Nearby aurally Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use aurally in a sentence

  • He could hear them aurally now, but he kept watching them, esper-fashion.

    The Legion of Lazarus | Edmond Hamilton
  • When yet half a block away from the market one became aurally aware of it.

    Jungle Peace | William Beebe
  • It should be regarded aurally as the artist regards his work visually.

    Great Pianists on Piano Playing | James Francis Cooke