host·​ly ˈhōst-lē How to pronounce hostly (audio)
: of or appropriate to a host

Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hostly was in 1893

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Cite this Entry

“Hostly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

Last Updated: - Definition revised
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