- in a strict manner; rigorously; stringently: strictly enforced.
- precisely or candidly; factually: strictly speaking.
Origin of strictly
Examples from the Web for strictly
Traditionally, the community has eschewed visitors and strangers to their towns, and strictly forbade outside marriage.The Himalayas’ Hidden Aryans
January 3, 2015
The dinner is strictly private, and just 30 senior financiers have been invited.Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Bump Touch Down in New York City
December 7, 2014
Read too strictly, this would exclude highly inventive works of science fiction and fantasy because they lack realism.The Birth of the Novel
November 27, 2014
The second question was about viewing the world in strictly black-and-white (or red-and-blue) terms.The Right-Wing Crusade Against KStew: How Fear Factories Like Breitbart and Fox Distort News
October 16, 2014
But this is strictly a business case, her Atlanta lawyer, John Da Grosa Smith, told The Daily Beast.Glock Family Goes Down, Guns Blazing
October 11, 2014
"My intentions with regard to Dick are strictly honourable," she remarked.Viviette
William J. Locke
And yet, if the law is strictly interpreted, the offender is liable.Flying Machines
W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
But, heretofore, his promises had been of a strictly business nature.Dust
Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
This General Conference was strictly a clerical organization.Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 7.
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
The first strictly commercial transactions were with the Indians.Cleveland Past and Present