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nasally

[ney-zuh-lee, -zuh l-lee]
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adverb
  1. in a nasal manner.
  2. by inhaling through the nose: to take drugs nasally.
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Origin of nasally

First recorded in 1840–50; nasal1 + -ly
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  • But,' added he nasally, 'in this world we must give and take.

  • It was sung harshly, nasally, and dragged out in long, slow notes.

    The Boys of '61

    Charles Carleton Coffin.

  • Pal subsided and Pete said nasally, "Blazer allus call't him Buster."

    Trading Jeff and his Dog

    James Arthur Kjelgaard

  • "It seems that we have all been playing a little comedy, Mr. Harbison," Aunt Selina began, nasally sarcastic.

    When a Man Marries

    Mary Roberts Rinehart