perfectly

adverb per·fect·ly \ ˈpər-fik(t)-lē \
Updated on: 21 Apr 2018

Definition of perfectly

1 : in a perfect manner
2 : to a complete or adequate extent : quite
  • was perfectly happy until now

Examples of perfectly in a Sentence

  1. The steak was perfectly cooked.

  2. you did that handspring perfectly on your first try

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First Known Use of perfectly

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PERFECTLY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of perfectly for English Language Learners

  • : in every way

  • : without errors, mistakes, or flaws : in a perfect way



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