Main meanings of waterly in English

: waterly1waterly2

waterly1

Pronunciation /ˈwɔːtəli/

adjective

humorous
  • Of or relating to water; resembling or characterized by water; watery.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From water + -ly.

Main meanings of waterly in English

: waterly1waterly2

waterly2

Pronunciation /ˈwɔːtəli/

adverb

poetic, literary, rare
  • After the manner of water.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in D. H. Lawrence (1885–1930), writer. From water + -ly.