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1. hourly

adjective. ['ˈaʊrli'] occurring every hour or payable by the hour.

Synonyms

  • periodic

Antonyms

  • continual
  • nonperiodic

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hour (English)
  • houre (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Hourly

  • austerely
  • barely
  • bierly
  • carly
  • cavalierly
  • clearly
  • dearly
  • demurely
  • fairly
  • farly
  • gnarly
  • merely
  • narly
  • nearly
  • orly
  • poorly
  • prematurely
  • purely
  • rarely
  • securely

Example sentences of the word hourly


1. Adjective
You will have to pay a flat rate or hourly fee for her services.

2. Adverb
Boards can be rented hourly or daily.

Quotes containing the word hourly


1. Full fathom five thy father lies;Of his bones are coral made;Those are pearls that were his eyes:Nothing of him that doth fade,But doth suffer a sea-changeInto something rich and strange.Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell: Ding-dong Hark! now I hear them,—Ding-dong, bell.
- William Shakespeare, The Tempest

2. half-hourly

adjective. occurring ever half hour.

Synonyms

  • periodic

Antonyms

  • continual
  • nonperiodic

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • half-hour (English)
  • half- (English)
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