Share this entry

Share this page

anywise

Line breaks: any|wise
Pronunciation: /ˈɛnɪwʌɪz
 
/

Definition of anywise in English:

adverb

archaic
In any manner or way.
Example sentences
  • Never did catch ‘is name, but he was a nice fellow, anywise.
  • Later, the bunch of girls were crowding around, reading and listening to their Discman (which is forbidden in school anywise…).
  • Yeah, it's not polite to yell in a library anywise.

Origin

Old English on ǣnige wīsan 'in any wise'.

Words that rhyme with anywise

lengthwisestreetwise

Definition of anywise in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…