adverb most·ly \ˈmōst-lē\

—used to say that a statement you are making is true or correct at most times or that it describes a usual situation or condition

: almost all or almost completely

Full Definition of MOSTLY

:  for the greatest part :  mainly

Examples of MOSTLY

  1. <the weather this month has been mostly mild>

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MOSTLY Defined for Kids


adverb most·ly \ˈmōst-lē\

Definition of MOSTLY for Kids

:  for the greatest part <The story was mostly untrue.>


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