anywise

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adverb any·wise \ˈe-nē-ˌwīz\

Definition of anywise

  1. :  in any way whatever :  at all

Examples of anywise in a sentence

  1. nor is it anywise important what you wear to the party

  2. just stuffed his newly cleaned clothes anywise back into the drawers

13th Century

First Known Use of anywise

13th century



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