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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a fancy colorful manner; In an ostentatious manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • That is, inherently if not showily, anti-establishment.
  • He is showily dressed, with a vast expanse of cravat and waistcoat.
  • Why did McCain arrive showily, as if he was the man to close the deal
  • She dresses suitably, richly if occasion demand it, but never showily. for more
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