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1. mostly

adverb. ['ˈmoʊstli, ˈmoʊsli'] in large part; mainly or chiefly.

Synonyms

  • for the most part

Antonyms

  • specifically

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • most (English)
  • mæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Mostly

  • grossly
  • closely
  • towsley
  • hoesly

Sentences with mostly


1. Adverb
The question of whether you should use your real name in your email address is mostly one of preference.

Quotes about mostly


1. I love to sing. Mostly about love and sex.
- Elizabeth Berkley

2. I don't think I could ever do a network sitcom because the humor is often based on some trite circumstance. I don't want to be a part of a show where it's mostly about coming up with the jokes.
- Sherilyn Fenn

3. There's design, and there's art. Good design is total harmony. There's no better designer than nature - if you look at a branch or a leaf, it's perfect. It's all function. Art is different. It's about emotion. It's about suffering and beauty - but mostly suffering!
- Diane von Furstenberg

2. mostly

adverb. ['ˈmoʊstli, ˈmoʊsli'] usually; as a rule.

Synonyms

  • by and large
  • generally

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • most (English)
  • mæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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