thusly

adverb
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 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, "Retail therapy for the pandemic: What have we bought and why?," 30 May 2020 The current deal environment can be summed up thusly: Giant mergers are fine. Dan Gallagher, WSJ, "Deal Math Just Got a Lot More Complicated," 11 Feb. 2020 Calculated thusly, the results looked like this: Uncommitted (18); Jimmy Carter (13); Birch Bayh (6); Fred Harris (5); Morris Udall (3); Sargent Shriver (2); all others (0). Sam Walker, WSJ, "The Making of the Iowa Caucuses: 20 Minutes That Changed History," 7 Feb. 2020 Kendrick's contract is structured thusly: A $50,000 guarantee is already in place, one that increases to $150,000 on August 1 and $450,000 on opening night, to become fully guaranteed at $1.4 million at midseason. Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com, "ASK IRA: Is One Last Dance 2.0 on the way?," 10 Aug. 2019 Kendrick's contract is structured thusly: A $50,000 guarantee is already in place, one that increases to $150,000 on August 1 and $450,000 on opening night, to become fully guaranteed at $1.4 million at midseason. Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com, "ASK IRA: Is One Last Dance 2.0 on the way?," 10 Aug. 2019 Kendrick's contract is structured thusly: A $50,000 guarantee is already in place, one that increases to $150,000 on August 1 and $450,000 on opening night, to become fully guaranteed at $1.4 million at midseason. Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com, "ASK IRA: Is One Last Dance 2.0 on the way?," 10 Aug. 2019 Kendrick's contract is structured thusly: A $50,000 guarantee is already in place, one that increases to $150,000 on August 1 and $450,000 on opening night, to become fully guaranteed at $1.4 million at midseason. Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com, "ASK IRA: Is One Last Dance 2.0 on the way?," 10 Aug. 2019 Kendrick's contract is structured thusly: A $50,000 guarantee is already in place, one that increases to $150,000 on August 1 and $450,000 on opening night, to become fully guaranteed at $1.4 million at midseason. Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com, "ASK IRA: Is One Last Dance 2.0 on the way?," 10 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of thusly

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Thusly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thusly. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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