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Meaning of mostly by Wiktionary Dictionary

mostly


    Alternative forms

    • mostlie ( obsolete )
    • moastly ( obsolete )

    Etymology

    most +‎ -ly .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /ˈməʊstli/

    Adverb

    mostly ( not comparable )

    1. ( focus ) Mainly or chiefly; for the most part; usually, generally, on the whole .
      They're mostly good people, although they have made a few mistakes .
    2. ( obsolete ) To the greatest extent; most.

    Synonyms



Explanation of mostly by Wordnet Dictionary

mostly


    Adverb
    1. in large part

    2. usually



    Definition of mostly by GCIDE Dictionary

    mostly


    1. Mostly adv. For the greatest part; for the most part; chiefly; in the main.