Definition of partly
: in some measure or degree : partially
Examples of partly in a sentence
The project failed partly because of a lack of funds.
What you say is only partly true.
First Known Use of partly
PARTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of partly for English Language Learners
: somewhat but not completely : to some extent or in some degree
PARTLY Defined for Kids
Definition of partly for Students
: somewhat but not completely <I was partly to blame for the argument.>
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