Definition of frightfully in English:


Line breaks: fright|ful¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈfrʌɪtfəli


[as submodifier] dated
  • Very (used for emphasis): it was frightfully hot I’m frightfully sorry
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    • My muscles are still frightfully sore, but they are looser then yesterday.
    • The number of people who decided whether or not our song would be played was frightfully small.
    • Everyone thought that was frightfully romantic!

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