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showily

[shoh-uh-lee]
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adverb
  1. in a showy manner.
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Origin of showily

First recorded in 1780–90; showy + -ly
Related formsun·show·i·ly, adverb
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Related Words for showily

powerfully, aloud, emphatically, noisily, vehemently, vociferously, merrily, splendidly, brilliantly, cheerfully, colorfully, gleefully, joyfully, obstreperously, showily, cheaply, fully, obtrusively, ostentatiously, rudely

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Historical Examples of showily

  • He was proud of his strength, and showily fearless in danger.

    Romany of the Snows

    Gilbert Parker

  • It was a huge, ornate place, showily furnished and glaring with lights.

  • His sister Hrefna was there also, and was dressed most showily.

    Laxdla Saga

    Anonymous

  • He is showily dressed, with a vast expanse of cravat and waistcoat.

  • She was neatly but not showily dressed, and wore a little jewellery of a ten-years-back fashion.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne