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grandly definition

Overview

This page has two definitions of grandly in English. Grandly is an adverb. Also define these 2 related words and terms: grand, and greatest.

English

Etymology

grand +‎ -ly

Adverb

grandly (comparative more grandly, superlative most grandly)

  1. In a grand manner.
    • 1863, Sheridan Le Fanu, The House by the Churchyard:
      This slight way of treating both his book and his ancestors nettled little Puddock – who never himself took a liberty, and expected similar treatment – but he knew Sturk, the nature of the beast, and he only bowed grandly []
  2. To the greatest extent. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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