lat·​ter·​ly | \ ˈla-tər-lē How to pronounce latterly (audio) \

Definition of latterly

1 : later
2 : of late : recently

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He devoted his time to painting, sculpture, and, latterly, to gardening. he had been a teacher, a librarian, and some years latterly, a novelist
Recent Examples on the Web Moreno made 141 appearances during his spell at Anfield, though often played second fiddle to James Milner and latterly Andy Robertson., "Alberto Moreno Posts Heartfelt Message to Liverpool as His Contract With Reds Expires," 2 July 2019 Both his parents played collegiate soccer at George Mason University, with Mark also playing professional indoor football in the 1990s and latterly becoming a coach. Ben Morse, CNN, "Christian Pulisic: From Pennsylvania to London (via Brackley Town and Dortmund)," 11 Aug. 2019 For two years under Jose Mourinho and latterly under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the second half of last season, the jury was out on Scott McTominay., "Manchester United Pre-Season: 3 Losers & 4 Winners From Promising Performances," 5 Aug. 2019 At the wheel is Recep Tayyip Erdogan, first as prime minister and latterly as president. Nr Editors, National Review, "The Week," 25 July 2019 Despite early rumours of interest from the likes of Arsenal and Bayern Munich, Ivory Coast international Pepe has latterly been most heavily linked with a switch to Old Trafford., "Lille Reject 'Firm' £71m Man Utd Bid for Nicolas Pepe as Transfer Saga Nears Conclusion," 24 July 2019 In private life, Malleson was a deadly earnest socialist, a Labour Party activist and (latterly) Communist fellow traveler whose plays were vehicles for his left-wing views. Terry Teachout, WSJ, "‘Conflict’ Review: A Political Play Without Preaching," 21 June 2018 Its aim was to widen divisions in America and, latterly, to tilt the vote in 2016 from Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump. The Economist, "Russia’s dirty tricksHow Putin meddles in Western democracies," 24 Feb. 2018 Furniture retailer Steinhoff International Holdings NV captivated investors by growing into a global force, latterly under its former chairman, billionaire Christo Wiese., "Why South Africa's Steinhoff Could Be Next Enron: QuickTake Q&A," 19 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of latterly

1623, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Latterly.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of latterly

chiefly British, formal
: at a later time
: during a recent period

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showing steady, earnest care and effort

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