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modern +‎ -ly


modernly (comparative more modernly, superlative most modernly)

  1. In a modern manner or style.
    • 2004, Anthony Byars, Texas, in Fact
      The living room was huge and modernly furnished. Open spaces were everywhere, the coffee table was glass-topped, the couches were lightest of tans with red roses sprinkled across them.
  2. In modern times; recently.
    • 1836, Cornelius Webbe, Glances at Life in City and Suburb (page 225)
      If our painters must clothe their portraits in idealities at all, let us at once return to the old taste in this beautiful branch of the fine arts, – as we have modernly done in our buildings, and partially in our statues []