- 1 [as submodifier] • informal Very: I’m awfully sorry to bother you so late an awfully nice manMore example sentences
very, extremely, really, exceedingly, immensely, thoroughly, decidedly, terribly, frightfully, dreadfully, fearfully, exceptionally, uncommonly, remarkably, eminently, extraordinarily, most, positively, particularly; heartily, profoundly; Northern English right; Scottish unco; North American quite; French très• informal terrifically, tremendously, desperately, devilishly, ultra, too … for words, mucho, mega, seriously, oh-so, madly, majorlySouth African • informal lekker
- I must say that those days were awfully nice.
- He did have awfully nice legs though - firm and powerful looking.
- Helen is quite heartbroken, and I feel awfully sorry for her.