doubly

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First known usage in the 15th century.[1]

Adverb[edit]

doubly (comparative more doubly, superlative most doubly)

  1. (usually of relative importance, of degree, quantity or measure) In a double manner; twice the severity or degree.
    My mother was always doubly careful when winding the grandfather clock.
  2. in two ways
    Doubly wrong
  3. (obsolete) with duplicity

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "doubly" (in English), Merriam-Webster Dictionary. URL accessed on 2012-11-14.