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stilly Syllabification: stil·ly

Definition of stilly in English:


Pronunciation: /ˈstiˌlē/
Quietly and with little movement: the birds rested stilly
More example sentences
  • They wait there, standing stilly even as the bus slows and tries to stop close to that spot, where a brake squeals mightily.
  • The figure lay very stilly on his bed, the sheets rumpled and wet with his sweat.
  • The waters work, and Jefferson is exalted stilly in his place.


Pronunciation: /ˈstiˌlē/
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Still and quiet: the stilly night
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  • It was a stilly pitch-dark morning; neither moon nor star nor light from house or electricity pole was to be seen.
  • In the dusk we walked out onto a little bridge to watch birds, and in the stilly evening, out over the lake an alpen horn began to play.

Words that rhyme with stilly

Billie, billy, Chile, chilli (US chili), chilly, Dili, dilly, filly, frilly, ghillie, gillie, Gilly, hilly, Lillee, lily, Lyly, papillae, Philly, Piccadilly, piccalilli, silly, skilly, Tilly, willy-nilly
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