Definition of summarily in English:

summarily

Line breaks: sum|mar¦ily
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌm(ə)rɪli
 
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adverb

In a summary manner; without the customary formalities: she was summarily dismissed
More example sentences
  • The fact that it was so quickly and summarily rejected by the Court of Appeal would indicate that that was not the case.
  • The four rogue traders have been summarily dismissed, as has their immediate supervisor.
  • Little Jack is kidnapped in bizarre circumstances and summarily returned with the ransom money untouched.
Synonyms
immediately, instantly, right away/off, straight away, at once, on the spot, directly, forthwith, promptly; speedily, swiftly, rapidly, expeditiously, without delay, without hesitation, suddenly, abruptly; arbitrarily, without formality, without notice, without warning, peremptorily, without discussion, without due process

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