EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

distinct +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɪsˈtɪŋktli/
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AdverbEdit

distinctly (comparative more distinctly, superlative most distinctly)

  1. In a distinct manner.
    • 1928, Lawrence R. Bourne, chapter 17, in Well Tackled![1]:
      Commander Birch was a trifle uneasy when he found there was more than a popple on the sea; it was, in fact, distinctly choppy.
    • 2007, Stephen R. Donaldson, Fatal Revenant, →ISBN, page 192:
      "Aloud," he said distinctly, "the Seven Words are spoken thus. Melenkurion abatha. Duroc minas mill. Harad khabaal."

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