wackily

adverb
in a mildly insane manner
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the old lady is beginning to behave quite dottily

Syn: ↑daftly, ↑dottily, ↑balmily, ↑nuttily
Derived from adjective: ↑wacky, ↑nutty (for: ↑nuttily), ↑balmy (for: ↑balmily), ↑dotty (for: ↑dottily), ↑daft (for: ↑daftly)

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\\ˈwakə̇lē, -li\ adverb
: in a wacky manner

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wackˈily adverb
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Main Entry:wacky

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • balmily — adverb in a mildly insane manner the old lady is beginning to behave quite dottily • Syn: ↑daftly, ↑dottily, ↑nuttily, ↑wackily • Derived from adjective: ↑wacky (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • daftly — adverb in a mildly insane manner the old lady is beginning to behave quite dottily • Syn: ↑dottily, ↑balmily, ↑nuttily, ↑wackily • Derived from adjective: ↑wacky (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dottily — adverb in a mildly insane manner the old lady is beginning to behave quite dottily • Syn: ↑daftly, ↑balmily, ↑nuttily, ↑wackily • Derived from adjective: ↑wacky (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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