mostly

[most┬Ěly]

In large part; mainly or chiefly

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For the greatest part; for the most part; chiefly; in the main.

Adverb
in large part; mainly or chiefly; "These accounts are largely inactive"

Adverb
usually; as a rule; "by and large it doesn''t rain much here"


adv.
For the greatest part; for the most part; chiefly; in the main.


Mostly

Most"ly , adv. For the greatest part; for the most part; chiefly; in the main.

For the greatest part; for the most part; chiefly; in the main.

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Usage Examples

Housing Works is the coolest thrift store in the world, because not only are they the best thrift store - they're not the most thrifty thrift store - but they have amazing stuff and all of their proceeds go directly to kids, mostly homeless kids, living with AIDS and HIV in New York, in the metropolitan area.

America's growth historically has been fueled mostly by investment, education, productivity, innovation and immigration. The one thing that doesn't seem to have anything to do with America's growth rate is a brutal work schedule.

I bought a lot of rubbish things that kids buy: skateboards and clothes and typical teenage stuff. And, as soon as I could, I wasted a lot of money on cars - BMW's mostly - for myself and my family.

I am but one member of a vast team made up of many organizations, officials, thousands of scientists, and millions of farmers - mostly small and humble - who for many years have been fighting a quiet, oftentimes losing war on the food production front.

'Married with Children' was racy. It was sexist. It was a lot of things, but mostly it was funny.

Facebook now is mostly about people you know. In the future it could be about people you know less but are more important.

Everybody wants you to do good things, but in a small town you pretty much graduate and get married. Mostly you marry, have children and go to their football games.

Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled.

History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

History is mostly guessing the rest is prejudice.

I don't think I could ever do a network sitcom because the humor is often based on some trite circumstance. I don't want to be a part of a show where it's mostly about coming up with the jokes.

Because management deals mostly with the status quo and leadership deals mostly with change, in the next century we are going to have to try to become much more skilled at creating leaders.

For me, the most difficult thing is that I am learning melodies on guitar from some songs whose melodies were not meant to be played on guitar. Ever. They were intended mostly for keyboards or melodic percussion.

Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.

America is still mostly xenophobic and racist. That's the nature of America, I think.

All the modern verse plays, they're terrible they're mostly about the poetry. It's more important that the play is first.

A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits.

Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.

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