Dictionary

expressly

adverb ex·press·ly \ik-ˈspres-lē\

Definition of EXPRESSLY

1
:  in an express manner :  explicitly <expressly rejected the proposal>
2
:  for the express purpose :  particularly, specifically <made expressly for me>

First Known Use of EXPRESSLY

14th century
EXPRESSLY Defined for Kids

expressly

adverb ex·press·ly \ik-ˈspres-lē\

Definition of EXPRESSLY for Kids

:  for the stated purpose :  especially <We came expressly to see her.>

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Express MailPrevious Word in the Dictionary: express linerAll Words Near: expressly
June 30, 2015
disinformation Hear it
false information deliberately spread
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears