chiefly


1chief·ly

adverb \ˈchē-flē\

: mainly or mostly

Full Definition of CHIEFLY

1
:  most importantly :  principally, especially
2
:  for the most part :  mostly, mainly

Examples of CHIEFLY

  1. <our video collection consists chiefly of comedies, but we have a few horror movies>

First Known Use of CHIEFLY

14th century

Rhymes with CHIEFLY

2chiefly

adjective

Definition of CHIEFLY

:  of or relating to a chief <chiefly duties>

First Known Use of CHIEFLY

1870

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