adverb sin·gly \ˈsiŋ-g(ə-)lē\

: without another

Full Definition of SINGLY

:  without the company of others :  individually

Examples of SINGLY

  1. The birds can be seen singly or in groups.
  2. <either singly or with the cooperation of other nations, we must do something about this pressing environmental issue>

First Known Use of SINGLY

14th century

Rhymes with SINGLY


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