in a hearty manner; cordially: He was greeted heartily.
- o·ver·heart·i·ly, adverb
- qua·si-heart·i·ly, adverb
- su·per·heart·i·ly, adverb
- un·heart·i·ly, adverb
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How to use heartily in a sentence
If that $30 million dollar gap isn’t enough, the sides disagree even more heartily on what the penalties for going over the threshold should be.MLB reaches its deadline to save Opening Day as the lockout standoff continues | Chelsea Janes | February 28, 2022 | Washington Post
The proposal was also heartily opposed by promoters of nontraditional retirement investments.The Ultrawealthy Have Hijacked Roth IRAs. The Senate Finance Chair Is Eyeing a Crackdown. | by Justin Elliott, Patricia Callahan and James Bandler | June 25, 2021 | ProPublica
If you are young and looking for work, I heartily recommend that you ask for help.
Boledi, who lives in Sweden, laughs heartily when I call him to ask about his connections to Jundullah.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan | Umar Farooq | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When I ask whether he loves the sea, Lobanov laughts heartily.The World's Most Beautiful Boat—Yours for Half a Billion Dollars | Tim Teeman | October 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A few times, he reveals an old-school mentality which Dr. Castellano would heartily approve.Chris Messina Isn’t Just Dr. Castellano on ‘The Mindy Project’ | Melissa Leon | April 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Louis looked startled and confused for a moment, but recovered and slapped me heartily on the shoulder.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show | Robert W. Chambers | February 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Of course, we all know Michael embraced his inner freak pretty heartily back in the day.
They had a repast together, and Aguinaldo called for cheers for Spain, in which all heartily joined.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Aunt Ri was looking forward to the rest with great anticipation; she was heartily tired of being on the move.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
Quickly seeing his confusion, they laughed long and heartily among themselves.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
“Mr. Pickwick, I thank you most heartily for all your kindness to my son,” said old Mr. Winkle, in a bluff straightforward way.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2) | Charles Dickens
Of this meal all heartily partook, for a Korean is never guilty of having a poor appetite.Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike
British Dictionary definitions for heartily
thoroughly or vigorously: to eat heartily
in a sincere manner: he congratulated me heartily on my promotion
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