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

Definition of majorly

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

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Examples of majorly in a Sentence

we're majorly frustrated about the situation back at home
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First Known Use of majorly

1955, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of majorly was in 1955

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6 Jan 2020

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“Majorly.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of majorly

informal : very or extremely

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out of the ordinary or unreasonable

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