/ˈstɜdəli/ (say 'sterduhlee)

1. in a sturdy manner.
2. stubbornly: John sturdily resisted the opposition.
{sturd(y)1 + -i-2 + -ly}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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  • Sturdily — Stur di*ly, adv. In a sturdy manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sturdily — adverb In a sturdy manner. This table is so sturdily built that I can stand on it without fear of it breaking …   Wiktionary

  • sturdily — sturdy ► ADJECTIVE (sturdier, sturdiest) 1) strongly and solidly built or made. 2) confident and determined: a sturdy independence. DERIVATIVES sturdily adverb sturdiness noun. ORIGIN originally in the senses «reckless, violent» a …   English terms dictionary

  • sturdily — adverb in a sturdy manner feet sturdily apart • Derived from adjective: ↑sturdy …   Useful english dictionary

  • sturdily — adverb see sturdy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sturdily — See sturdy. * * * …   Universalium

  • sturdily — adv. strongly; in a solid and substantial manner; in a robust manner; resolutely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sturdily — ad. Hardily, stoutly, lustily, resolutely, obstinately …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sturdily — stur·di·ly …   English syllables

  • sturdily — See: sturdy …   English dictionary

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