That was awfully nice of you. He’s awfully slow.
in a manner provoking censure, disapproval, or the like:
She behaved awfully all evening.
in a manner inspiring awe:
shouting awfully the dreaded curse.
in a manner expressing awe:
to stare awfully.
(If you haven’t seen the ad starring his mixed-race son, check it out, it’s awfully good).
New York City: DeBlasio Running Away? Michael Tomasky August 27, 2013
It’s awfully hard for someone who lives in the world of politics to resist the physics of the presidential tug.
Mike Huckabee’s Loss Is Ron Paul’s Gain Mark McKinnon May 14, 2011
To the less patient reader, however, the absent is awfully damn absent.
David Mamet’s Right Turn David Frum May 8, 2012
And Charlie Pierce is awfully depressed and worried about Yemen.
The Danger for Obama and a Question for You All Michael Tomasky September 12, 2012
Richard Porton says the film is as awfully made as factually confused.
Unlawful Killing: Cannes’ Princess Di Outrage Richard Porton May 12, 2011
“awfully good of you to come in, sir,” he said, as he scrambled to his feet.
The Brass Bottle F. Anstey
“You’re awfully good, Tom,” she said and Tom’s heart swelled at the softness of her tone.
Tutors’ Lane Wilmarth Lewis
I was awfully interested in seeing how the goat and the clerk got on.
What Happened to Inger Johanne Dikken Zwilgmeyer
“You’d be most awfully disagreeable to live with,” he returned.
Teddy: Her Book Anna Chapin Ray
If you say she was awfully kind and gentle to you about it that might help a bit.
The Tower of Oblivion Oliver Onions
in an unpleasant, bad, or reprehensible manner
(informal) (intensifier): I’m awfully keen to come
(archaic) so as to express or inspire awe
c.1300, “so as to inspire reverence,” from awful + -ly (2). Meaning “dreadfully, so as to strike one with awe” is recorded from late 14c. As a simple intensifier, “very, exceedingly,” recorded from c.1830.
Very; very much: It’s awfully dark here
extremely bad; unpleasant; ugly: awful paintings; an awful job. inspiring fear; dreadful; terrible: an awful noise. solemnly impressive; inspiring awe: the awful majesty of alpine peaks. full of awe; reverential. extremely dangerous, risky, injurious, etc.: That was an awful fall she had. He took an awful chance by driving here so fast. Informal. very; extremely: […]
awg American Wire Gauge American wire gauge
awgthtgtata are we going to have to go through all this again?
adverb on wheels Historical Examples Crowds streamed by afoot, asaddle and awheel, all bound for a common destination. Old Judge Priest Irvin S. Cobb When he went abroad with Cynthia awheel or afoot, some took off their hats—an unheard-of thing in Coniston. Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill Who his trimmed enough carriages to set all New […]