Definitions

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  • adv. In a fickle manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a fickle manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Deceitfully.
  • In a fickle manner; without firmness or steadiness.

Etymologies

fickle +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But after I lost all the adorable baby part of my baby fat and only had the fat part left, they all gleefully and fickly moved on to encouraging the show business aspirations of my younger, lighter, and perkier cousin, Debbie Aaron.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Equally, it could be vulnerable to its aficionados fickly following friends to the next big thing in social networking.

    A Crusade to Protect the Baguette?

  • My point is still that legal and illegal immigration has historically been fickly applied.

    Waldo Jaquith - May 1 immigrant protests.

  • I think this is the kind of personal attack that's going to turn a lot of fickly independents off.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2008

  • To those believers shall he who is of my type among men not bind his heart; in those spring – times and many – hued meadows shall he not believe, who knoweth the fickly faint – hearted human species!

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • This very quality, in old Welsh literature, is more than once given as a characteristic of extreme age; "I am old, bent double; I am fickly rash." says

    The Crest-Wave of Evolution A Course of Lectures in History, Given to the Graduates' Class in the Raja-Yoga College, Point Loma, in the College-Year 1918-19

  • To those believers shall he who is of my type among men not bind his heart; in those spring-times and many-hued meadows shall he not believe, who knoweth the fickly faint-hearted human species!

    Thus Spake Zarathustra

  • So this summer is always fickly you just never know.

  • Up, and away goes Alce, our cooke-mayde, a good servant, whom we loved and did well by her, and she an excellent servant, but would not bear being told of any faulte in the fewest and kindest words and would go away of her owne accord, after having given her mistresse warning fickly for a quarter of a yeare together.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 42: March/April 1665-66

  • Up, and away goes Alce, our cooke-mayde, a good servant, whom we loved and did well by her, and she an excellent servant, but would not bear being told of any faulte in the fewest and kindest words and would go away of her owne accord, after having given her mistresse warning fickly for

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete 1666 N.S.

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