illy

[ il-ee, il-lee ]
/ ˈɪl i, ˈɪl li /
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adverb


Nearby words

  1. illustriously,
  2. illuvial,
  3. illuviate,
  4. illuviation,
  5. illuvium,
  6. illyria,
  7. illyrian,
  8. illyricum,
  9. illía,
  10. ilmarinen

Origin of illy

First recorded in 1540–50; ill + -ly

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Word Origin and History for illy

illy

adv.

"in an ill manner," 1540s, from ill (adj.) + -ly (2).

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