stilly


1stil·ly

adverb \ˈstil-lē\

Definition of STILLY

:  in a calm manner :  quietly

First Known Use of STILLY

before 12th century

Rhymes with STILLY

2stilly

adjective \ˈsti-lē\

Definition of STILLY

:  still, quiet

Examples of STILLY

  1. <bats taking flight in the stilly summer evening>
  2. <dipping my paddle into the stilly water, I began canoeing across the pond>

Origin of STILLY

4still + 1-y
First Known Use: 1722

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