Palterly Pal"ter*ly, a. & adv. Paltry; shabby; shabbily; paltrily. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] ``In palterly clothes.'' --Pepys. [1913 Webster]

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  • palterly — pal·ter·ly …   English syllables

  • palterly — ˈpȯltə(r)lē adjective Etymology: alteration (influenced by palter & ly) of paltry archaic : paltry, shabby …   Useful english dictionary

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