Definition of 'awfully'
Example sentences containing 'awfully'
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It was very good but awfully strong. EMPIRES OF THE PLAIN: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon (2003)The strange thing about this new establishment is that it seems to be awfully big. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We have tried awfully hard to tame poetry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Would you mind awfully sending more clues? Times, Sunday Times (2007)He must have awfully good connections there. CHARMED LIFE (1977)Some awfully big investments are looking awfully exposed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We do find it awfully hard to complain. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He has come awfully good this year. The Sun (2006)But they had run awfully hard to stand still. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She had to work awfully hard. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)And they say they are awfully sorry, though it is not their fault. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The show's bosses now have an awfully big mess to sort out. The Sun (2007)There's a lot of companies out there still paying awfully good dividends. The Sun (2010)But there's an awfully good reason to want one. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Perhaps we must, but it does sound like awfully hard work. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Friends asked if he wouldn't mind awfully going to pick their son up from his school one night. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's an awfully big bet. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I’m awfully sorry I made fun of your hair that time. Anne of Green Gables (1872)Would you mind awfully if I went for the antique dining table? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Would you mind awfully if I still had a splash of elderflower with mine? Times, Sunday Times (2014)An MRI scan seems like an awfully big fuss to make about one small injury. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I am awfully sorry for the guys of Ferrari and for all the fans who crossed fingers for me. The Sun (2009)But this is her suitcase - would you mind awfully taking it to her in Argentina? The Sun (2012)He's not as young as he was and I feel awfully sorry for him. The Sun (2010)
Synonyms of 'awfully'
very, extremely, terribly, exceptionally
badly, woefully, dreadfully, inadequately
Trends of 'awfully'
Used Occasionally. awfully is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'awfully'
British English: awfully /ˈɔːfəlɪ; ˈɔːflɪ/ ADVERB
You use awfully to emphasize how much of a quality someone or something has.
The caramel looks awfully good.
- American English: awfully
- Arabic: جِداً
- Brazilian Portuguese: horrivelmente
- Chinese: 非常
- Croatian: strašno
- Czech: hrozně
- Danish: rædselsfuldt
- Dutch: ontzettend
- European Spanish: tremendamente
- Finnish: kauhean
- French: affreusement
- German: furchtbar
- Greek: φοβερά
- Italian: terribilmente
- Japanese: ひどく
- Korean: 몹시
- Norwegian: fryktelig
- Polish: strasznie
- European Portuguese: horrivelmente
- Romanian: grozav de
- Russian: ужасно
- Spanish: espantosamente
- Swedish: hemskt
- Thai: อย่างเลวร้าย
- Turkish: son derece
- Ukrainian: надзвичайно
- Vietnamese: khủng khiếp
Definition of awfully from the Collins English Dictionary
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