adjective, rich·er, rich·est.
- highly amusing.
- ridiculous; absurd.
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For the aficionado or the neophyte, Comics is a useful overview of a richly creative period in a burgeoning art.
Readers who can get past the odd structure will be richly rewarded.The Best Fiction of 2014: Ford, Ferrante, Klay, and More|William O’Connor|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bob Hope was the most beloved, honored, and richly rewarded comedian of all time.
And anyway, if Brecht did not want us to feel for Mother Courage, why did he make her so richly shaded and humanly fallible?
With the election of Thomas Jefferson two years later, this law was allowed to die the death it so richly deserved.Snowden Deserves the Medal of Freedom, Not Prosecution|Jay Parini|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was staring down a brilliantly lighted, richly carpeted corridor.The Adventures of Jimmie Dale|Frank L. Packard
Nora was pretty, but Nora was not richly endowed with pretty frocks.Red Rose and Tiger Lily|L. T. Meade
She was a handsome woman of middle age and was richly dressed.Gordon Keith|Thomas Nelson Page
A large apartment of the old stone house had been richly decorated with moss and branches in honor of the occasion.
A very simple procedure will suffice to produce handsome, richly coloured flowers.
British Dictionary definitions for richly (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for richly (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for richly (3 of 3)
- well supplied with wealth, property, etc; owning much
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the rich
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Idioms and Phrases with richly
In addition to the idiom beginning with rich
- rich as Croesus
- embarrassment of riches
- from rags to riches
- strike it rich