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 This makes the one-man resistance to Mr Trump and all his works latterly launched by Congressman Adam Kinzinger of Illinois all the more remarkable. The Economist, "Adam Kinzinger is making a lone stand against Donald Trump," 6 Feb. 2021 Face masks were many thing this year: crucial health measure, sign of communal solidarity, political football, important income stream, fashion statement and, latterly, highly visible call to action. New York Times, "The Ups and Downs of Fashion in 2020," 23 Dec. 2020 Rawlings’ initially chaotic, then authoritarian, latterly democratic, rule took Ghana through the uncertainties of the 1970s to political balance in the 1990s. Jeffrey Haynes, Quartz Africa, "The controversial political legacy of Ghana’s Jerry Rawlings," 13 Nov. 2020 Gota commands the loyalty of past and present soldiers, a band of brothers from his time fighting a horrific, long-running civil war against Tamil insurgents, first as an officer and latterly as the powerful secretary of defence under Mahinda. The Economist, "Banyan Sri Lanka’s new president is putting soldiers in charge of everything," 14 May 2020 Odegaard was enjoying a productive campaign with the former in 2018/19, as his parent club recorded one of their worst seasons in modern history under Julen Lopetegui, Solari and latterly Zinedine Zidane., "Santiago Solari 'Begged' Real Madrid to Bring Martin Odegaard Back to Bernabeu Last Season," 28 Oct. 2019 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

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First Known Use of latterly

1623, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Latterly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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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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