heartily

adverb heart·i·ly \ ˈhär-tə-lē \
|Updated on: 30 Jun 2018

Definition of heartily

1 : in a hearty manner
2 a : with all sincerity : wholeheartedly
b : with zest or gusto
3 : wholly, thoroughly
  • heartily sick of all this talk

Examples of heartily in a Sentence

  1. I heartily recommend the movie.

  2. I'm heartily sick of their complaints.

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First Known Use of heartily

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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HEARTILY Defined for English Language Learners

heartily

Definition of heartily for English Language Learners

  • : in an enthusiastic and energetic way : in a hearty way

  • : completely or fully


HEARTILY Defined for Kids

heartily

adverb heart·i·ly \ ˈhär-tə-lē \

Definition of heartily for Students

1 : with sincerity or enthusiasm
  • I agree heartily.
2 : completely
  • I am heartily sick of this arguing.


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