warm·​ly ˈwȯrm-lē How to pronounce warmly (audio)
: in a manner characterized or accompanied by warmth of emotion
greeted us warmly
: in a manner that causes or maintains warmth
dressed warmly

Examples of warmly in a Sentence

The new official was warmly applauded. It's cold out, so be sure to dress warmly.
Recent Examples on the Web Those vehicles have also been warmly received, especially among enthusiasts. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 8 Feb. 2024 The announcement of the new category, slated to debut in 2026 for films released in 2025, has been warmly received on social media by awards aficionados. Clayton Davis, Variety, 8 Feb. 2024 Godzilla Minus One was warmly received in Japan, and its American reception has been especially surprising. David Sims, The Atlantic, 6 Feb. 2024 The front windows are opaque, but the counter inside is warmly lit. Michael McGough, Sacramento Bee, 30 Jan. 2024 OpenAI might win more loyalty from its customers or trust from regulators by opening up, but Altman has said the company didn’t lose any clients during its two weeks of high drama and generally has been greeted warmly by political leaders. Paresh Dave, WIRED, 24 Jan. 2024 Upon his arrival, he was warmly received by Mohamed. Nate Jones, Washington Post, 6 Feb. 2024 Now, Bareilles — who’s been warmly embraced by the wider theater community, and racked up another Tony nomination last year for her portrayal of The Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods — is making her return to Broadway. Rebecca Milzoff, Billboard, 2 Feb. 2024 In 2009, Gino’s left downtown Boise and moved near the intersection of Ten Mile and McMillan roads in Meridian. Fond of emerging from the kitchen to warmly welcome customers, Vuolo created a family atmosphere at Gino’s. Michael Deeds, Idaho Statesman, 23 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1529, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of warmly was in 1529

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“Warmly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warmly. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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