Definition of mostly
: for the greatest part : mainly
Examples of mostly in a sentence
the weather this month has been mostly mild
First Known Use of mostly
MOSTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mostly for English Language Learners
—used to say that a statement you are making is true or correct at most times or that it describes a usual situation or condition
: almost all or almost completely
MOSTLY Defined for Kids
Definition of mostly for Students
: for the greatest part The story was mostly untrue.
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