[ reg-yuh-ler-lee ]
/ ˈrɛg yə lər li /


at regular times or intervals.
according to plan, custom, etc.
usually; ordinarily: The dress is regularly $45 but is now on sale for $30.

Nearby words

  1. regular tertiaries,
  2. regular verb,
  3. regular year,
  4. regularity,
  5. regularize,
  6. regulate,
  7. regulated tenancy,
  8. regulation,
  9. regulation t,
  10. regulation u

Origin of regularly

First recorded in 1520–30; regular + -ly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for regularly



1520s, "at proper times," from regular + -ly (2). Meaning "in accordance with rules" is from 1560s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper