Definition of chastely in English:

chastely

adverb

See chaste

  • ‘In my daydreams she said she would leave her husband for me, then kissed me chastely on the forehead.’
  • ‘Maybe its just that you need to understand the conventions of Bollywood - for instance, the lovers never kiss, just embrace chastely, preferably in front of a massive florid sunset.’
  • ‘As you would expect from a historian of Molony's distinction, his autobiography is written chastely, elegantly, self-critically and charitably.’
  • ‘She met Paul Rée and proposed that the two of them find a third and spend a winter chastely living and learning together in Paris or Vienna, attending lectures and studying in the company of interesting people.’
  • ‘I rose, took her hand and chastely kissed her forehead.’

Pronunciation

chastely

/ˈtʃeɪstli/