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1hourly

adverb hour·ly \ˈa(-ə)r-lē\

Definition of HOURLY

:  at or during every hour; also :  frequently, continually
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Examples of HOURLY

  1. <that couple argues hourly, about everything>

First Known Use of HOURLY

15th century

2hourly

adjective

: happening every hour

: paid for one hour of work

: paid by the hour : earning an hourly wage

Full Definition of HOURLY

1
a :  occurring hour by hour <hourly bus service>
b :  frequent, continual <in hourly expectation of the rain's stopping>
2
:  computed in terms of an hour <an hourly wage>
3
:  paid by the hour <hourly workers>

First Known Use of HOURLY

circa 1530

Rhymes with HOURLY

HOURLY Defined for Kids

1hourly

adverb hour·ly \ˈar-lē\

Definition of HOURLY for Kids

:  at or during every hour <Planes leave hourly for Miami.>

2hourly

adjective

Definition of HOURLY for Kids

1
:  occurring every hour <hourly departures>
2
:  figured by the hour <an hourly wage>

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