Meaning of MOSTLY in English


Etymology: most (I) + -ly


a. : for the most part

the sky was mostly overcast — Elyne Mitchell

b. : usually , generally

it is then that decay mostly sets in — Punch

2. : most

the person whose society she mostly prized — Jane Austen

3. dialect chiefly Scotland : almost

mostly blinded both his eyes — D.M.Moir

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.