- distance medley,
- distance modulus,
- distance race,
- distance runner,
- distance university,
- distant early warning,
- distant flap,
Origin of distant
Examples from the Web for distantly
The British prime minister comes from a family line packed with pedigrees and is distantly related to the queen.
Direwolf: Distantly related to wolves, these fierce and terrifying creatures can grow to be as large as a pony.
God bless you, sir, to be sure it has—are they not distantly related?The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector|William Carleton
I served some time in the Austrian army as a noble Hussar, but am now equerry to a great nobleman, to whom I am distantly related.The Romany Rye|George Borrow
Vivian was distantly related to the two ladies, and hence the young men had become friends.Marion Fay|Anthony Trollope
My new friend haunted the first of these like a ghost; to the latter he would only distantly allude.Tremendous Trifles|G. K. Chesterton
It reached him distantly at first, but, with each interval that elapsed, it grew nearer.Murder Point|Coningsby Dawson
Word Origin for distant
late 14c., from Old French distant (14c.), from Latin distantem (nominative distans), present participle of distare "to stand apart, be remote" (see distance (n.)). Related: Distantly.