professedly

[ pruh-fes-id-lee ]
/ prəˈfɛs ɪd li /

adverb

allegedly; pretendedly: He is only professedly poor.
avowedly; by open declaration: She is professedly guilty of the crime.

Nearby words

  1. profeminist,
  2. profer,
  3. profert,
  4. profess,
  5. professed,
  6. profession,
  7. professional,
  8. professional association,
  9. professional corporation,
  10. professional foul

Origin of professedly

First recorded in 1560–70; professed + -ly

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