customarily

adverb cus·tom·ar·i·ly \ ˌkə-stə-ˈmer-ə-lē , -ˈme-rə- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of customarily

:by or according to custom or established practice
  • clothing customarily worn for formal celebrations
:in accordance with what is customary or usual
  • the order in which the different courses are customarily served
  • In addition to administering the oath of office to the president on Inauguration Day, the chief justice customarily administers two oaths to each of his new colleagues.
  • —John Paul Stevens

First Known Use of customarily

1576


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