high·ly adverb \ˈhī-lē\
: to a great degree
: in an amount or number that is greater than usual : to a high degree
: in an approving way : with approval
: in or to a high place, level, or rank
: in or to a high degree or amount
Examples of HIGHLY
- She is one of the most highly respected journalists in the country.
- <though she didn't win, she was highly satisfied with her personal results for the marathon>
First Known Use of HIGHLY
before 12th century
Related to HIGHLY
- achingly, almighty, archly, awful, awfully, badly, beastly, blisteringly, bone, colossally, corking, cracking, damn, damned, dang, deadly, desperately, eminently, enormously, especially, ever, exceedingly (also exceeding), extra, extremely, fabulously, fantastically, far, fiercely, filthy, frightfully, full, greatly, heavily, very, hugely, immensely, incredibly, intensely, jolly, majorly, mightily, mighty, monstrous [chiefly dialect], mortally, most, much, particularly, passing, rattling, real, really, right, roaring, roaringly, seriously, severely, so, sore, sorely, spanking, specially, stinking, such, super, supremely, surpassingly, terribly, that, thumping, too, unco, uncommonly, vastly, vitally, way, whacking, wicked, wildly
- little, negligibly, nominally, slightly, somewhat
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