[ dih-liv-er-lee ]

  1. quickly; deftly.

Origin of deliverly

A Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at deliver, -ly

Words Nearby deliverly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use deliverly in a sentence

  • A deliverly fellow was Hughie—could read and write like a priest, and could wield brand and buckler with the best of the riders.

    The Monastery | Sir Walter Scott