Lately



[leyt-lee] /ˈleɪt li/

adverb
1.
of ; recently; not long since:
He has been very grouchy lately.
/ˈleɪtlɪ/
adverb
1.
in recent times; of late
adv.

Old English lætlice “slow, sluggish;” see late (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning “within recent times” is from late 15c., probably a new formation.

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