showily [shoh-uh-lee] ExamplesWord Originadverb
- in a showy manner.
Origin of showily First recorded in 1780–90; showy + -ly Related formsun·show·i·ly, adverb Related Words for showily powerfully, aloud, emphatically, noisily, vehemently, vociferously, merrily, splendidly, brilliantly, cheerfully, colorfully, gleefully, joyfully, obstreperously, showily, cheaply, fully, obtrusively, ostentatiously, rudely Examples from the Web for showily Historical Examples of showily
He was proud of his strength, and showily fearless in danger.
It was a huge, ornate place, showily furnished and glaring with lights.
John T. McIntyre
His sister Hrefna was there also, and was dressed most showily.
He is showily dressed, with a vast expanse of cravat and waistcoat.
She was neatly but not showily dressed, and wore a little jewellery of a ten-years-back fashion.
Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne