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Definitions for lately
ˈleɪt lilate·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recently, late, lately, of late, latterlyadverb

    in the recent past

    "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"

Wiktionary

  1. latelyadverb

    Recently; not long ago.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Latelyadverb

    not long ago; recently; as, he has lately arrived from Italy

Freebase

  1. Lately

    "Lately" is a ballad recorded by American R&B girl group Divine. The song was released as the group's debut single in 1998 and peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA. The gospel-inspired song was eventually released to international markets, but it failed to make as big of an impact as it did in North America.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lately' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4224

Anagrams for lately »

  1. lealty

  2. yell at

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lately in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lately in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of lately in a Sentence

  1. Scott C. Holstad:

    lately I’ve been feeling like I’ve been mellowing out a bit and at those times my wife lovely reassures me by saying, no, you’re still the same uptight bastard you’ve always been

  2. Samuel Wieser:

    If your portfolio has a bloated stock allocation, you are likely exposing yourself to excess risk, many experts believe we may see a significant downturn in the economy and stock market in the coming months after the longest bull market in history. If you haven't rebalanced lately, now would be a great time.

  3. State Director Ryan Rhodes:

    Lately, after this Christmas, Ben is energized and Ben is ready. It's really really great to see. It's very clear that this is a new day and we really are excited.

  4. Gloria Diaz:

    I just can't believe her anymore with everything that's been in the news lately.

  5. Tom Waits:

    I've been riding on the crest of a slump lately.

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