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Meaning of "cantily" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CANTILY

cantily  [ˈkæntɪlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CANTILY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cantily is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES CANTILY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cantily in the English dictionary

The definition of cantily in the dictionary is in a lively or brisk manner.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CANTILY


Chantilly
ʃænˈtɪlɪ
craftily
ˈkrɑːftɪlɪ
daintily
ˈdeɪntɪlɪ
flauntily
ˈflɔːntɪlɪ
flintily
ˈflɪntɪlɪ
guiltily
ˈɡɪltɪlɪ
hastily
ˈheɪstɪlɪ
haughtily
ˈhɔːtɪlɪ
heartily
ˈhɑːtɪlɪ
jauntily
ˈdʒɔːntɪlɪ
lustily
ˈlʌstɪlɪ
mightily
ˈmaɪtɪlɪ
nastily
ˈnɑːstɪlɪ
naughtily
ˈnɔːtɪlɪ
polydactyly
ˌpɒlɪˈdæktɪlɪ
scantily
ˈskæntɪlɪ
syndactyly
sɪnˈdæktɪlɪ
Tilley
ˈtɪlɪ
Tilly
ˈtɪlɪ
wittily
ˈwɪtɪlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CANTILY

canticle
Canticle of Canticles
Canticles
cantico
canticum
cantier
cantiest
cantilena
cantilever
cantilever beam
cantilever bridge
cantillate
cantillation
cantillatory
cantina
cantiness
canting
canting arms
cantingly
cantion

WORDS THAT END LIKE CANTILY

beastily
cattily
dirtily
draftily
emptily
faultily
frostily
loftily
meatily
mustily
nattily
niftily
prettily
smuttily
tastily
tattily
thirstily
thriftily
throatily
weightily

Synonyms and antonyms of cantily in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cantily» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CANTILY

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Translator English - Chinese

cantily
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cantily
570 millions of speakers

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cantily
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cantily
380 millions of speakers
ar

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cantily
280 millions of speakers

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cantily
278 millions of speakers

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cantily
270 millions of speakers

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cantily
260 millions of speakers

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cantily
220 millions of speakers

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Cantily
190 millions of speakers

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cantily
180 millions of speakers

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cantily
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

cantily
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cantily
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cantily
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

cantily
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुरुपयोगीपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cantily
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cantily
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cantily
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

cantily
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cantily
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cantily
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cantily
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

cantily
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

cantily
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cantily

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CANTILY»

The term «cantily» is used very little and occupies the 159.579 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CANTILY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cantily

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CANTILY»

Discover the use of cantily in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cantily and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Poems, Songs and Ballads
Tho' selfish Greed an' crabbit Spleen Stand gloomy glowerin' side by side ; Yet cantily I '11 play a spring, An' sing my sang whate'er betide ! This world 's nae weary bed o' thorns, For a' the dolefu' moan that 's made ; Yon sun that shines on  ...
James Smith (printer.), 1869
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From Ulster to America: The Scotch-Irish Heritage of ...
Hence cantily adv Cheerfully, with liveliness. [apparently from Low German/Dutch , cf modern Dutch kant 'neat, clever'; OED canty 'cheerful, lively, gladsome' 1724- >, Scottish and northern dialect; SND canty 'lively, cheerful, pleasant' 1721- ...
Michael Montgomery, 2006
3
Conduct is Fate
Sac merrily, sac cantily, see cheerily I ride, Oh ! the hurrying clouds in the wintry shy Not half so quickly glide. Then, when I'm on their message bound, I heed not bog or briar ; Though a chain of weight were round me wound, My limbs would ...
Lady Charlotte Campbell Bury, 1822
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The English dialect dictionary
Ruth. (jam) (a) Abd. Sae blyth and cantily they sing, SHIRREFS Poems (1190) 230. Km. Cantin they pass'd the manse, An cantin the kirk, Gnan'r Lays (1334) 10. Ayr. [She] joked With me real cantily, Jonss'rou Glmbacleie (1339) 131; Made the  ...
J. Wright, 2004
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The Monthly Magazine: Or, British Register ...
But to take from an emaciated old man, hent under the weight of years, any part os that vital fluid, with which he is so l'cantily provided, is an act that would never be rafhly committed by any discerning or intelligent practitioner. _Fewer murders  ...
6
The Asiatic Annual Register Or a View of the History of ...
The whole of the B'Jllilf country, he (aid, was an entire wilderncfs, which was very {cantily inhabited by the wild Goands, who are in a flute of ll'lttlfCZ that, in fome parts, 1 zhould find no vrater, but at very long dit'tanccs ; and that in reality I ...
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Annals of the Parish; or, the Chronicles of Dalmailing; ...
... knowledge, for a woman, of geography and history; so that when her mother was busy with the wearyful'booming wheel, she entertained me sometimes with a tune, and sometimes with her tongue, which made the winter nights fly cantily by.
John Galt, 1822
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The American Monthly Magazine
They rest the natural character of Elizabeth almost entirely upon her putative envy of the personal charms so largely shared by Mary and so cantily given to Elizabeth. Something may possibly be attributed to a sexual characteristic, but nothing ...
Nathaniel Parker Willis, 1830
9
Poems
O then what happy days wad be, Whan nane wad be opprest; Nor man wi' man wad disagree, But a' wad be at rest? ' i Then cantily, an' daintily, I'd smotherjvillain pride; Superiors, inferiors Sudna the peace divide.- _ ÞOEMS. '57 Ill. Yet true it ...
David Sillar, Robert Burns, 1789
10
Noctes ambrosianae
... the gracious sunshine, when a' the bit bonny burdies are singing sae cantily, and stopping for half a minute at a time, noo and than, to set richt wi' their bills a feather that's got rumpled by sport or spray — when the bees are at wark, ...
John Wilson, James Frederick Ferrier, 1855

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CANTILY»

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The Gospel According to Safeway
Scantily clad supermodels flash seductive stares and tabloids prophesy the next apocalypse as we are funneled through a modified version of ... «ChristianityToday.com, Oct 07»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cantily [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cantily>. Jul 2020 ».
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