Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

seely

play
adjective see·ly \ˈsē-lē\

Definition of seely

archaic

  1. :  pitiable especially because of weak physical or mental condition :  frail



Origin and Etymology of seely

Middle English sely — more at silly


First Known Use: 14th century


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up seely? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to the heavens

Get Word of the Day daily email!