adverb. ['ˈhoʊli'] to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (
whole' is often used informally forwholly').
- natural object
Words that Rhyme with Wholly
How do you spell wholly? Is it wholley ?
A common misspelling of wholly is wholley
Example sentences of the word wholly
As a sole proprietor, you are wholly and personally liable for any liabilities resulting from your business operations.
Quotes containing the word wholly
1. Gentle reader, may you never feel what I then felt! May your eyes never shed such stormy, scalding, heart-wrung tears as poured from mine. May you never appeal to Heaven in prayers so hopeless and so agised as in that hour left my lips: for never may you, like me, dread to be the instrument of evil to what you wholly love.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
2. Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
- Francis Bacon, The Essays
3. I’m half chameleon, half camouflage, and wholly in love with you, though you’d never be able to see it.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE