adverb slow·ly \-lē\

: in a slow way or at a low speed

Full Definition of SLOWLY

:  in a slow manner :  not quickly, fast, early, rashly, or readily
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Examples of SLOWLY

  1. Things are slowly getting better.
  2. <walked slowly toward the ringing phone>

First Known Use of SLOWLY

13th century

Rhymes with SLOWLY


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