lately

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late +‎ -ly [15th C.]. Compare Old English lætīċe (slowly, tardily).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleɪt.li/
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  • Hyphenation: late‧ly

Adverb[edit]

lately (comparative latelier or more lately, superlative lateliest or most lately)

  1. Recently; not long ago; of late.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ lately” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.

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