heartily

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɑːrtɪli/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhɑrtəli/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(härtl ē)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
heart•i•ly /ˈhɑrtəli/USA pronunciation   adv. 
  1. deeply felt;
    with deep, genuine, sincere, or strong emotion;
    wholeheartedly:They heartily dislike each other.
  2. openly;
    without holding anything back:laughed heartily.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
heart•i•ly  (härtl ē),USA pronunciation adv. 
  1. in a hearty manner;
    cordially:He was greeted heartily.
  2. sincerely;
    genuinely:He sympathized heartily with their plight.
  3. without restraint;
    exuberantly;
    vigorously:They laughed heartily.
  4. with a hearty appetite:The campers ate heartily.
  5. thoroughly;
    completely:I'm heartily sick of your complaining.
  • Middle English hertili. See hearty, -ly 1250–1300

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
heartily /ˈhɑːtɪlɪ/ adv
  1. thoroughly or vigorously: to eat heartily
  2. in a sincere manner
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