Rankly
Rankly Rank"ly (r[a^][ng]k"l[y^]), adv. With rank or vigorous growth; luxuriantly; hence, coarsely; grossly; as, weeds grow rankly. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • rankly — Ⅰ. rank [1] ► NOUN 1) a position within a fixed hierarchy, especially that of the armed forces. 2) high social standing. 3) a single line of soldiers or police officers drawn up abreast. 4) (the ranks) (in the armed forces) those who are not… …   English terms dictionary

  • rankly — adverb see rank I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rankly — See rank2. * * * …   Universalium

  • rankly — adverb In a rank manner …   Wiktionary

  • rankly — adv. disgustingly, offensively; fertilely, fruitfully, productively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rankly — ad. 1. Luxuriantly, with vigorous growth. 2. Rancidly, with strong scent. 3. Coarsely, grossly …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • rankly — rank·ly …   English syllables

  • rankly — adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ranclīce boldly, ostentatiously, from ranc overbearing, strong, brave + līce ly more at rank : in a rank manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • faunky — Rankly nasty Your shoes smell faunky, Laura …   Dictionary of american slang

  • faunky — Rankly nasty Your shoes smell faunky, Laura …   Dictionary of american slang

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