Main definitions of crystally in English

: crystally1crystally2

crystally1

Pronunciation /ˈkrɪst(ə)li/ /ˈkrɪstəli/

adjective

  • Crystalline, resembling or composed of crystal.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Record (c1512–1558), mathematician. From crystal + -ly.

Main definitions of crystally in English

: crystally1crystally2

crystally2

Pronunciation /ˈkrɪst(ə)li/ /ˈkrɪstəli/

adverb

  • So as to be suggestive of crystal, especially in transparency.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Ezekiel Hopkins (1634–1690), bishop of Derry. From crystal + -ly.