Definitions of slowly

  1. without speed; " he spoke slowly"; " go easy here-- the road is slippery"; " glaciers move tardily"; (` slow' is sometimes used informally for ` slowly' as in" please go slow; I want to see the sights")
  2. without speed (` slow' is sometimes used informally for ` slowly'); " he spoke slowly"; " go easy here-- the road is slippery"; " glaciers move tardily"; " please go slow so I can see the sights"
  3. In a slow manner; moderately; not rapidly; not early; not rashly; not readly; tardly.

Usage examples for slowly

  1. " Yes, sir," said the child, slowly. – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  2. " Of course, Dolly must have taken it," Alicia said, slowly. – Two Little Women on a Holiday by Carolyn Wells
  3. But Wessex was slowly coming to himself. – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  4. " It's very good of you, I'm sure," he said, slowly. – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  5. " No, miss, it isn't that," said Denton slowly. – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  6. If you were sure, he added slowly, that you didn't love him- and told him so. – His Family by Ernest Poole
  7. The girl moved slowly away. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  8. Slowly he began to see. – Divinity by William Morrison
  9. Ever so slowly, it seemed. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930 by Various
  10. " I wish you had told me this," he said, slowly. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  11. It came up slowly. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  12. How slowly time went. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  13. The deacon told her the money was coming too slowly, and that he could not wait longer than another year, before he would have to sell her to get his money back. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  14. Slowly the minutes passed. – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  15. " I will think it over," said Timar, slowly. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  16. The reply came slowly as before. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  17. She slowly shook her head, saying again, No, that work is not for me. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  18. I guess, he answered, slowly, it ain't so much a question of my mindin' her as she mindin' me. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. Then slowly a change came over Monck. – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  20. " I believe I do," answered Rex slowly. – Two Boys and a Fortune by Matthew White, Jr.