sig·​nal·​ly ˈsig-nə-lē How to pronounce signally (audio)
: in a signal manner : notably

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Many of them signally failed to condemn the widespread violence that attended many of those protests. Gerard Baker, WSJ, 7 Nov. 2022 In that respect, at least, Mr Xi has signally disappointed, saying shortly before his visit that he was concerned about the situation in Kashmir and supported Pakistan’s stance. The Economist, 17 Oct. 2019 Kosinski slips in and out of their fragmented narratives, a presence at once signally important and maddeningly elusive. Ruth Franklin, The New Yorker, 27 Mar. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of signally was in 1598

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“Signally.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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