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Definitions for hourly
ˈaʊər li, ˈaʊ ər-hour·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hourlyadverb

    occurring every hour or payable by the hour

    "hourly chimes"; "hourly pay"

  2. hourlyadverb

    every hour; by the hour

    "daily, hourly, I grew stronger"


  1. hourlynoun

    Something produced each hour.

    She never reads her hourly report, but let her hourlies be fifteen minutes late and she raises a ruckus.

  2. hourlyadverb

    At intervals of an hour.

    Express buses depart hourly.

  3. hourlyadjective

    That happens every hour

    There are hourly express buses.

  4. hourlyadjective

    Non-salaried, blue-collared

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hourlyadjective

    happening or done every hour; occurring hour by hour; frequent; often repeated; renewed hour by hour; continual

  2. Hourlyadverb

    every hour; frequently; continually


  1. Hourly

    Happening once per hour.

Editors Contribution

  1. hourly

    A measurement by the hour.

    Our pay is given on a hourly rate.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 5, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hourly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hourly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of hourly in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    If you take out your magnifying glass, you might convince yourself that hourly earnings are actually rising.

  2. Christy Delafield:

    The shelling is hourly, it has been a significant increase, this is the longest stretch we haven't been able to get in.

  3. Wilmer Stith:

    Clearly jobs are being created at a very robust rate, and there's a rise in hourly pay. There is some sort of wind gathering there.

  4. Kathy Lien:

    In fact with average hourly earnings on the rise and payrolls increasing more than expected, chances are the report will breathe new life into the dollar.

  5. Celina Stewart:

    Before this, unless you called your local election officials on a daily or hourly basis to see if your vote had been recorded, there wasn't a way to know until after the election was completed and the numbers were sent to the state, this is significant because tens of thousands of ballots will be protected through this process.

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    being essentially equal to something
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