snelly

adverb
snel·​ly | \ ˈsnel(l)i \

Definition of snelly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, chiefly British
: snell

snelly

adjective
\ -eli \

Definition of snelly (Entry 2 of 2)

Scottish

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History and Etymology for snelly

Adverb

Middle English, from Old English snellīce, from snellīc smart, ready, quick, bold, from snell + -līc -ly

Adjective

snell entry 1 + -y

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“Snelly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snelly. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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