charily

[ chair-uh-lee ]
/ ˈtʃɛər ə li /

adverb

carefully; warily.
sparingly; frugally.

Nearby words

  1. chargé d'affaires,
  2. chari,
  3. chari-nile,
  4. charidee,
  5. charikar,
  6. chariness,
  7. charing cross,
  8. chariot,
  9. charioteer,
  10. charis

Origin of charily

First recorded in 1570–80; chary + -ly

Related formsun·char·i·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for charily

charily

/ (ˈtʃɛərɪlɪ) /

adverb

cautiously; carefully
sparingly
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