avowedly

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adverb avow·ed·ly \ə-ˈvau̇-əd-lē\

Definition of avowedly

  1. 1 :  with open acknowledgment :  frankly an avowedly hostile review

  2. 2 :  by unsupported assertion or profession alone :  allegedly politicians remain skeptical of … avowedly democratic intentions — Jerry Kirshenbaum

First Known Use of avowedly

1635

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