Definition of Masterfully

1. Adverb. In a skillfully masterful manner; with the skill of a master. "The young boy played the violin sonata masterfully"

Partainyms: Masterful



Definition of Masterfully

1. adv. In a masterful manner; imperiously.

Definition of Masterfully

1. Adverb. In a masterful manner; in an extremely confident and competent manner. ¹

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Definition of Masterfully

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Masterfully

mastercraftsman
mastercraftsmen
masterdom
masterdoms
mastered
masterer
masterers
masterest
mastereth
masterful
masterfull
masterfully (current term)
masterfulness
masterfulnesses
masterhood
masteries
mastering
masterings
masterless
masterlike
masterliness
masterlinesses
masterly
masterly inactivity
mastermind
masterminded

Literary usage of Masterfully

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

1. A Digest of the Law of Scotland: With Special Reference to the Office and by Hugh Barclay, Scotland (1855)
"... was the crime of masterfully driving off cattle from a proprietor's grounds ; 1 Hume, 110. HIDE—an ancient English measure of land—100 or 120 acres, ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on the Criminal Law of Scotland by John Hay Athole Macdonald (1877)
"And did then and there, wickedly, masterfully, and feloniously steal and carry off certain ... Where the property was not said to be "masterfully" taken, ..."

3. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"For an adverb counterpart, masterful has the readily available masterfully, but the choice is not so simple for masterly. Masterly is itself used as an ..."

4. Publications by Dorset Record Society, Ohio Civil War Centennial Commission, Ohio Historical Society (1905)
"... defenders and ilk ane of them did most masterfully deforce ... contempt of all authoritie did most masterfully bereave the said cow from the Complainer. ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1896)
"It is masterfully conceived and masterfully worked out—I am speaking now only of the writingand if the play as a whole were as fine in proportion as this ..."

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