sig·​nal·​ly | \ ˈsig-nə-lē How to pronounce signally (audio) \

Definition of signally

: in a signal manner : notably

Examples of signally in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "The leaders of China and India pretend to get along," 17 Oct. 2019 The match went back toward the ring, and Kurt Angle’s music hit, signally the return of the Olympic champion. Aaron Oster,, "Kurt Angle makes triumphant return at TLC in muddled main event," 23 Oct. 2017 Dispatchers on the radio peg the number of wounded at around 20, signally this is early in the evening. Alex Harris, miamiherald, "New Pulse footage shows Mateen firing at cops and the false hunt for second shooter," 1 June 2017 Kosinski slips in and out of their fragmented narratives, a presence at once signally important and maddeningly elusive. Ruth Franklin, The New Yorker, "Jerzy Kosinski’s Traumas, Real and Invented," 27 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of signally

1598, in the meaning defined above

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“Signally.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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