Definition of richly
1 : in a rich manner
2 : in full measure : amply praise richly deserved
Examples of richly in a sentence
The room was richly decorated.
They were richly rewarded for their efforts.
Origin and Etymology of richly
Middle English richely, from Old English rīclīce, from rīce rich
First Known Use: before 12th century
RICHLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of richly for English Language Learners
: in a beautiful and expensive way
: in a pleasingly strong way
: in a generous way
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