Definition of Bigly

1. adv. In a tumid, swelling, blustering manner; haughtily; violently.



Definition of Bigly

1. Adverb. (rare) Strongly, with great force. ¹

2. Adverb. (rare) In a blustering or boastful manner; haughtily. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bigly

1. in a big manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bigly

bigheartedness
bighorn
bighorn-sheep
bighorn sheep
bighorns
bight
bighted
bighting
bights
bightsome
bigitalin
biglandular
bigleaf
bigleaf magnolia
bigleague
bigly (current term)
biglycan
bigmouth
bigmouthed
bigmouths
bignay
bignays
bigness
bignesses
bignonia
bignoniaceous
bignoniad
bignonias
bignose
bignum

Literary usage of Bigly

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1. Business Life in Ancient Rome by Charles George Herbermann (1880)
"bigly to look and barbarously to speak, To pound false weights and scanty measures break."—Juv., /Sat. X. But mercantile jugglery at Eome did not always ..."

2. English and Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child, Helen Child Sargent (1904)
"40 ' And has he broke your bigly bowers ? Or has he stole your fee ? ... 42 'For he has broke my bigly bowers, And he has stole my fee, And made my daughter ..."

3. Ancient Ballads and Songs of the North of Scotland: Hitherto Unpublished by Peter Buchan (1875)
"When I was in my bigly bower, I wore but what I would ; This night I'm lighter 'mang Willie's horse feet. I fear I'll die for cold. When I was in my bigly ..."

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