in·​ter·​est·​ing·​ly | \ ˈin-t(ə-)rə-stiŋ-lē How to pronounce interestingly (audio) ; ˈin-tə-ˌre-, ˈin-ˌtre-; ˈin-tər- \

Definition of interestingly

1 : in an interesting manner
2 : as a matter of interest

Examples of interestingly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The team also interestingly lost 21 straight games on the road from July 2001 to August 2002. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 23 Sep. 2021 Her co-stars Kodi Smit-McPhee and real-life partner Jesse Plemons are exquisite in their parts, and interestingly divide their time in the film accordingly, with Plemons heavier in the first half and McPhee taking charge in the latter. Clayton Davis, Variety, 8 Sep. 2021 While interestingly for white students, attendance actually improved. Shannon Rae Green, USA TODAY, 22 Aug. 2021 During the boycott, the only media publication to seize on the massive YouTube land grab was, interestingly enough, the Motley Fool. William Merchan, Forbes, 3 June 2021 Overall though – and rather interestingly – these positive feelings are widely held across political and demographic lines. Joseph Cabosky, The Conversation, 6 Aug. 2021 Márquez – born, interestingly, on the 8th day of the 8th month in the 8th year of the 20th century! – and bring his fascinating story to the wider public. Gabriela Miranda, USA TODAY, 1 July 2021 More interestingly, Samsung might bring its AMD GPU to smartphones starting with the Fold 3. Chris Smith, BGR, 29 June 2021 Wood Elf is considered a podcast label under QCODE, interestingly enough. Nicholas Quah, Vulture, 4 May 2021

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First Known Use of interestingly

1811, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Interestingly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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