illy

adverb
il·ly | \ ˈi(l)-lē \

Definition of illy 

: not wisely or well : badly, ill his illy concealed pride —Della Lutes

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Consumers should contact illy for a replacement by calling 855-282-4682, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday, or email caninfo@illy.com. David J. Neal, miamiherald, "About 65,000 cans of coffee have been recalled. They might hit you in the face | Miami Herald," 13 May 2018 But a recall of 65,000 cans sold in stores such as Publix, Walmart, Kroger, Target, Whole Foods, via Amazon.com and other places says illy is a wee bit concerned somebody might break a tooth, a nose or put an eye out. David J. Neal, miamiherald, "About 65,000 cans of coffee have been recalled. They might hit you in the face | Miami Herald," 13 May 2018 Directed by global multidisciplinary cultural organization, Liberatum and presented by Italian coffee company, illy, Inspiring Creativity is a compilation of interviews and thought-provoking questions about creativity. Kristen Bateman, Harper's BAZAAR, "On Creativity: James Franco, Joan Smalls + Inez & Vinoodh," 13 May 2014 Receive 2 cans of illy Moka coffee and the Alessi Pulcina moka pot for only $100 (regularly $120). Jessica Fecteau, PEOPLE.com, "All the Places You Can Get Free Coffee on National Coffee Day," 27 Sep. 2017 Join illy a casa Auto Delivery and receive your choice of a complimentary iperEspresso machine with recurring coffee deliveries. Jessica Fecteau, PEOPLE.com, "All the Places You Can Get Free Coffee on National Coffee Day," 27 Sep. 2017 In celebration of turning 20, illy just launched a sleek, limited edition gadget — the X1 Anniversary edition espresso and coffee machine. Madeleine Marr, miamiherald, "Stuff celebrities love: Carey Hart’s cufflinks," 1 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of illy

1549, in the meaning defined above

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