NEEDLY

Etymology 1

Adverb

needly (comparative needlier or more needly, superlative needliest or most needly)

(archaic) Zealously; carefully; earnestly.

Etymology 2

Adverb

needly (comparative needlier or more needly, superlative needliest or most needly)

(archaic) Necessarily; of necessity.

(archaic) Urgently.

Etymology 3

Adjective

needly (comparative needlier or more needly, superlative needliest or most needly)

(informal) Like a needle or needles.

Synonyms

• acicular

Anagrams

• Leyden, leyned

Source: Wiktionary


Nee"dly, a.

Definition: Like a needle or needles; as, a needly horn; a needly beard. R. D. Blackmore.

Need"ly, adv. Etym: [AS. n. See Need.]

Definition: Necessarily; of necessity. [Obs.] hak.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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