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adverb hour·ly \ˈau̇(-ə)r-lē\

Definition of hourly

  1. :  at or during every hour; also :  frequently, continually

Examples of hourly in a sentence

  1. <that couple argues hourly, about everything>

15th Century

First Known Use of hourly

15th century


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hourly

adjective hour·ly

Definition of hourly

  1. 1 a :  occurring hour by hour <hourly bus service> b :  frequent, continual <in hourly expectation of the rain's stopping>

  2. 2 :  computed in terms of an hour <an hourly wage>

  3. 3 :  paid by the hour <hourly workers>

Circa 1530

First Known Use of hourly

circa 1530


HOURLY Defined for English Language Learners


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adjective hour·ly

Definition of hourly for English Language Learners

  • : happening every hour

  • : paid for one hour of work

  • : paid by the hour : earning an hourly wage


HOURLY Defined for Kids

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adverb hour·ly \ˈau̇r-lē\

Definition of hourly for Students

  1. :  at or during every hour <Planes leave hourly for Miami.>


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adjective hour·ly

Definition of hourly for Students

  1. 1 :  occurring every hour <hourly departures>

  2. 2 :  figured by the hour <an hourly wage>



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