blackly

[blak-lee]
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adverb

darkly; gloomily.
wickedly: a plot blackly contrived to wreak vengeance.
angrily: blackly refusing to yield to reason.

Nearby words

  1. blacking,
  2. blackish,
  3. blackjack,
  4. blackleg,
  5. blacklist,
  6. blackmail,
  7. blackmore,
  8. blackmore, richard doddridge,
  9. blackmun,
  10. blackmun, harry andrew

Origin of blackly

First recorded in 1555–65; black + -ly

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Word Origin and History for blackly

blackly

adv.

1560s, from black (adj.) + -ly (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper