Definition of Dearnly

1. secretly [adj]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Dearnly

dearests
dearheart
dearhearts
dearie
dearie me
dearies
dearing
dearling
dearlings
dearly
dearly-won
dearn
dearness
dearnesses
dearnful
dearnly (current term)
dearns
dearomatise
dearomatised
dearomatises
dearomatising
dearomatization
dearomatizations
dearomatize
dearomatized
dearomatizes
dearomatizing
dearrest
dearrested
dearresting

Literary usage of Dearnly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"... dearnly, mournfully, Spenser, FQ ii. 1. 85; sternly, id., iii. 1. 14 ; iii. 12. 34. derrick, a hangman; hanging; the gallows; 'Derrick must be his host' ..."

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