swimmingly

[ swim-ing-lee ]
/ ˈswɪm ɪŋ li /

adverb

without difficulty; with great success; effortlessly: She passed the exam swimmingly.

Origin of swimmingly

1615–25; swimming (in sense “progressing smoothly”) + -ly
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swimmingly

/ (ˈswɪmɪŋlɪ) /

adverb

successfully, effortlessly, or well (esp in the phrase go swimmingly)
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Word Origin and History for swimmingly

swimmingly


adj.

"with steady, smooth progress," 1620s, from swimming + -ly (2).

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