egerly

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From egre +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛːɡərliː/, /ˈɛːɡərliːtʃ(ə)/

Adverb[edit]

egerly (comparative egerlyer)

  1. Ferociously, mightily, powerfully.
  2. (rare) In a bitter way; acridly, tartly
  3. (rare) Fast, in a rushed manner.
  4. (rare) Persistently, repeatedly.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: eagerly

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