lastly

[ last-lee, lahst- ]
/ ˈlæst li, ˈlɑst- /

adverb

in conclusion; in the last place; finally.

Nearby words

  1. last-in, first-out,
  2. last-minute,
  3. lastex,
  4. lasting,
  5. lastingly,
  6. lasègue's sign,
  7. lat,
  8. lat.,
  9. latah,
  10. latakia

Origin of lastly

First recorded in 1325–75, lastly is from the Middle English word lestely. See last1, -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for lastly

lastly

/ (ˈlɑːstlɪ) /

adverb

at the end or at the last point

sentence connector

in the end; finallylastly, he put on his jacket
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Word Origin and History for lastly

lastly

adv.

late 14c., from last (adj.) + -ly (2).

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