-ly -lysuff. [OE. -lich, AS. -lic, orig. the same word as E. like, a. See {Like}, a.] A suffix forming adjectives and adverbs, and denoting likeness or resemblance; as, housewifely duties.

Syn: -ish(postnominal), -y(postnominal). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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