Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. In an excellent manner; admirably.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a capital manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a way involving the forfeiture of the head or life.
  • adv. In a capital manner; excellently.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By the loss of one's head or life.
  • In a capital manner; in a preëminent degree; excellently; finely: as, she sang capitally.

Etymologies

capital +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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