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featly

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adverb feat·ly \ˈfēt-lē\

Definition of featly

  1. 1 :  in a graceful manner :  nimbly

  2. 2 :  in a suitable manner :  properly

  3. 3 :  with skill and ingenuity



Origin of featly

Middle English fetly, from fete feat (adjective)


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with featly


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featly

adjective feat·ly

Definition of featly



Examples of featly

  1. <featly swans gliding silently across the still waters of the lake>



1801

First Known Use of featly

1801


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