featly

1 of 2

adverb

feat·​ly ˈfēt-lē How to pronounce featly (audio)
1
: in a graceful manner : nimbly
2
: in a suitable manner : properly
3
: with skill and ingenuity

featly

2 of 2

adjective

Examples of featly in a Sentence

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

Word History

Etymology

Adverb

Middle English fetly, from fete feat (adjective)

First Known Use

Adverb

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

1801, in the meaning defined above

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

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Cite this Entry

“Featly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/featly. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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