contentiously

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Etymology[edit]

contentious +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

contentiously (comparative more contentiously, superlative most contentiously)

  1. In a contentious manner.
    • 2018, James Lambert, “A multitude of ‘lishes’: The nomenclature of hybridity”, in English World-Wide[1], page 13:
      The etymology of the term Japlish is disputed and contentiously so.

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