featly

adverb
feat·​ly | \ ˈfēt-lē How to pronounce featly (audio) \

Definition of featly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : in a graceful manner : nimbly
2 : in a suitable manner : properly
3 : with skill and ingenuity

featly

adjective

Definition of featly (Entry 2 of 2)

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Examples of featly in a Sentence

Adjective featly swans gliding silently across the still waters of the lake

First Known Use of featly

Adverb

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

1801, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for featly

Adverb

Middle English fetly, from fete feat (adjective)

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The first known use of featly was in the 14th century

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“Featly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/featly. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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