monthly

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EtymologyEdit

From month +‎ -ly.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʌnθli/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌnθli

AdjectiveEdit

monthly (not comparable)

  1. Occurring every month.
    It's time give the dog its monthly bath.

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AdverbEdit

monthly (not comparable)

  1. Every month.
    Rent must be paid monthly.

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NounEdit

monthly (plural monthlies)

  1. A publication that is published once a month.
    • 2009, January 5, “Stephanie Clifford”, in Prominent Magazines Lose Weight, Shedding Nearly Half Their Ads[1]:
      Of the 10 monthlies with the worst declines in January, four were Condé Nast magazines: Wired, Architectural Digest, Vogue and Lucky.
  2. (euphemistic) The menstrual period.
    • 2008, Monica Dixon, Through Closed Eyes (page 230)
      Katherine assumed she was having her monthly. She could recall times when her own monthly was so intense that it showed on her face.

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  • Japanese: マンスリー

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