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Canadian +‎ -ly


Canadianly (comparative more Canadianly, superlative most Canadianly)

  1. In a Canadian way; in a manner characteristic of Canada or Canadians.
    • 1920, Berta Ruck, Sweethearts Unmet, Hodder & Stoughton (1920), page 270:
      There was a nervousness under that quick Canadianly-accented talk of his, as if he were working himself up to something.
    • 1996, David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest, Little, Brown and Company (2009), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
      [] so that in a minute a burly bearded thoroughly Canadian figure in one of those Canadianly inevitable checked-flannel shirts appears out of the dim light in the shop's back room and wipes its mouth on first one sleeve then the other []
    • 2002, Sarah Vowell, The Partly Cloudy Patriot, Simon & Schuster (2002), →ISBN, page 151:
      (Apparently, even having a favorite Mountie is an American trait. When I asked the twentieth commissioner of Mounties, Giuliano "Zach" Zaccardelli, who was his favorite RCMP commissioner in history, he answered Canadianly, "Every one of them has contributed tremendously to the legacy of the RCMP, and I hope that during my tenure I will be able to add some value to the legacy that those nineteen who came before me left for this organization.")
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:Canadianly.