- (manner) In a sufficient manner; enough.
- 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 2, in The Celebrity:
- Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. […] A silver snaffle on a heavy leather watch guard which connected the pockets of his corduroy waistcoat, together with a huge gold stirrup in his Ascot tie, sufficiently proclaimed his tastes.
- 1980, Bill Oddie, Bill Oddie's Little Black Bird Book, page 112:
- I prefer to think that birds have a sufficiently developed sense of humour to enjoy the spectacle of a human being hunched beneath a bush kissing the back of their hand.
- Once we had eaten and drunk sufficiently, we padded off to sleep.
- (degree) To a sufficient extent.
- We wanted to build a tepee, but we couldn't find sufficiently long sticks.
in a sufficient manner