thus·​ly ˈt͟həs-lē How to pronounce thusly (audio)
: in this manner : thus

Examples of thusly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At its core, the conversation could be summarized thusly: whose safety and comfort took priority in the situation, that of the child, that of the pet owner, or that of the dog? Ej Dickson, Rolling Stone, 28 Nov. 2023 Give your bowl a quarter turn and continue thusly, until the lighter mixture is almost fully incorporated. Shilpa Uskokovic, Bon Appétit, 16 Aug. 2023 The trio of players were ranked in the Astros' farm system at the time of the trade thusly: Perez at No. 3; Cameron, No. 9; and Rogers, No. 11. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 4 Aug. 2023 And, thusly, a head start in Dead Reckoning — Part Two. Evan Romano, Men's Health, 15 July 2023 After the touchdown on the opening drive, the Panthers' drives ended thusly: punt, fumble, interception, punt, punt, punt, fumble, punt, interception, and turnover on downs. Andrew Birkle, Detroit Free Press, 13 May 2023 Springy Sun Noodles steeped in shio, shoyu, tonkotsu — even vegan mushroom broth — with heady accouterments in beautifully dressed bowls priced perfectly for sake add-on and thusly, a Bib Gourmand distinction. Amy Drew Thompson, Orlando Sentinel, 29 Mar. 2023 Would that we could all be remembered thusly. Jack Fowler, National Review, 2 Sep. 2020 Other potentially promising rallies ended thusly: A fielder’s choice and a pop up after two consecutive walks (second inning); double plays (third and seventh); and a bad chase of a ball above the zone by the club’s best clutch hitter Adolis García (eighth). Evan Grant, Dallas News, 29 May 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of thusly was in 1865

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“Thusly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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