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 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 The company's founder, Elon Musk, summarized the situation thusly: Scrubbed for the day. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, 4 Aug. 2020 Between technical glitches and food worries, retail therapy and sheer amnesia, something has happened to shopping during the pandemic that can be summed up thusly: rubber chickens. Leanne Italie, Houston Chronicle, 30 May 2020 The current deal environment can be summed up thusly: Giant mergers are fine. Dan Gallagher, WSJ, 11 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of thusly

1865, in the meaning defined above

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22 Apr 2021

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“Thusly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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