ma·​jor·​ly | \ ˈmā-jər-lē How to pronounce majorly (audio) \

Definition of majorly

: in a major way
a : primarily sense 1 was majorly a poet
b : extremely sense 1 was majorly annoyed

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of majorly in a Sentence

we're majorly frustrated about the situation back at home

Recent Examples on the Web

Now that things are changing (like majorly), Kelly is taking the opportunity to reinvent herself. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Everything You Need to Know About Netflix's Newest Teen Drama "The Society"," 4 Apr. 2019 The last time Thomas Markle majorly made headlines was around the royal wedding. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Meghan Markle Reportedly Didn't Listen to the Queen About the Drama With Her Dad," 20 Dec. 2018 Wendy Williams fans were majorly disappointed today after their beloved Wendy Williams Show didn't air as it was originally planned. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "Here's When 'The Wendy Williams Show' Will Return in 2019," 7 Jan. 2019 Just the right light is hard to find, though, and can be majorly expensive. Kaitlin Menza, House Beautiful, "Grab A Stunning Lamp During Clarkson And Circa Lighting's Black Friday Deals," 20 Nov. 2018 Sunday Scaries just majorly expanded its offerings, including adding a vegan gummy option that tastes like a mix between a gummy bear and a Sour Patch Kid. Allure, "12 CBD Tinctures, Gummies, and Drinks That Help Calm Anxiety," 23 Oct. 2018 From healthcare reform to climate change to the future of work and automation, there’s no doubt that science is at the core of these issues—and experts in each of those field are majorly underrepresented in our national government. Hans Aschim, Harper's BAZAAR, "Could More Female Scientists in Public Office Save America?," 8 Oct. 2018 Flat ankle boots are professional without majorly contrasting against the pants' sporty vibe. Leah Melby Clinton, Marie Claire, "How to Wear Leggings to Work This Fall," 28 Aug. 2018 While performing a concert in the UK over the weekend, Liam Payne did something majorly heartbreaking, causing Directioners' hearts to drop out of their chests and shed a single tear for poor, sensitive Liam. Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "5 Totally Unscientific Theories Why Liam Payne Is ~Sad~," 10 June 2015

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'majorly.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of majorly

1955, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about majorly

Statistics for majorly

Last Updated

14 Apr 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for majorly

The first known use of majorly was in 1955

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for majorly



English Language Learners Definition of majorly

informal : very or extremely

More from Merriam-Webster on majorly

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for majorly

Comments on majorly

What made you want to look up majorly? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


likely to have or produce good results

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!


Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!