obscenely

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Etymology[edit]

obscene +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

obscenely (comparative more obscenely, superlative most obscenely)

  1. In an obscene manner; vulgarly.
  2. (colloquial) In an excessive manner.
    • 1996, Jon Byrell, Lairs, Urgers and Coat-Tuggers, Sydney: Ironbark, page 245:
      By the year 1765, Richard `Dickie' Tattersall, the absurdly romantic self-styled soldier of fortune and indulged son of an obscenely well-off Yorkshire squire, was brimming with gratitude[.]

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