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EtymologyEdit

indubitable +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪnˈdjuː.bɪ.tə.bli/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪnˈdu.bɪ.tə.bli/, /ɪnˈdju.bɪ.tə.bli/
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AdverbEdit

indubitably (comparative more indubitably, superlative most indubitably)

  1. In a manner that leaves no possibility of doubt; undoubtedly.

Usage notesEdit

Currently particularly used as a humorous interjection, particularly in American English, and seen as somewhat affected, if not outright haughty or campy. Compare this use by comedy cartoon Goofy Gophers (US, 1947–65).

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