parenthetically

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

parenthetical +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpæɹənˌθɛtɪkli/

Adverb[edit]

parenthetically (comparative more parenthetically, superlative most parenthetically)

  1. As an aside, incidentally.
    • 1957, Jack Kerouac, On the Road, Viking Press, OCLC 43419454:
      «Just as we passed that other lamp I was going to tell you a further thing, Sal, but now I am parenthetically continuing with a new thought and by the time we reach the next I’ll return to the original subject, agreed?»
  2. Using parentheses.

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