abominably

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

abominable +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈbɑm.ə.nə.bli/, /əˈbɑm.nə.bli/

AdverbEdit

abominably (comparative more abominably, superlative most abominably)

  1. In an abominable manner; very odiously; detestably. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.][1]

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 6
Last modified on 10 February 2014, at 05:13