thus·​ly | \ ˈt͟həs-lē How to pronounce thusly (audio) \

Definition of thusly

: in this manner : thus

Examples of thusly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Trying to decide whether to rely on that type of advice can thusly be extraordinarily challenging since the advice is seemingly not totally in either camp per se. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 There’s no space in BigDaddy because to Charles Roy Clonts’ grandchildren, his nickname was one word, mashed together and pronounced thusly – as southern a way of doing things as the man himself. Amy Drew Thompson,, 23 Mar. 2022 Go ahead and thusly add this: Dump truck on overpass dumps a load of noxious asphalt onto freeway traffic below. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 1 Nov. 2021 What lucky theoretical groupie in 1975 wouldn’t want to be wooed thusly? Jon Dolan, Rolling Stone, 16 Apr. 2021 Tulane junior point guard Jordan Walker describes his frequently contentious and always entertaining dealings with coach Ron Hunter thusly. G Smith,, 18 Dec. 2020 With six games to go, Herbert’s numbers project thusly: 4,498 yards passing on 397 completions with 37 touchdowns. Jeff Miller, Los Angeles Times, 28 Nov. 2020 The Jaguars' second-half possessions ended thusly: turnover on downs, punt, turnover on downs, punt and the expiration of the game clock. Creg Stephenson |, al, 14 Nov. 2020 Almost half of the states’ flags can be described thusly and boringly: a blue field with the state seal in the center. Matt Ford, The New Republic, 4 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of thusly

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Thusly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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