musically

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

musical +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

musically (comparative more musically, superlative most musically)

  1. In a musical manner.
    The wind chimes tinkled musically in the breeze.
    • 1887, H. Rider Haggard, She: A History of Adventure[1]:
      A gentle breeze fills the huge sail of our dhow, and draws us through the water that ripples musically against her sides.
    • 1970, Larry Niven, Ringworld, page 276:
      Prill laughed musically[.]
  2. In terms of music.
    The film looked good, but was musically lacking.

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