Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In an obscene manner; vulgarly.
  • adv. In an excessive manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an obscene manner; in a manner offensive to modesty or purity; indecently; lewdly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a lewd and obscene manner
  • adv. to an obscene degree

Etymologies

obscene +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • These days, even Legal Sea Foods owner Roger Berkowitz says he is "nauseated" by what he calls the "obscenely thick" chowders that dominate the marketplace and chowder competitions.

    Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

  • AND you’d be forced to two-year commitment in obscenely over*priced AT&T plans.

    What’s the iPhone 3G Worth? - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • David Letterman described as "obscenely brutal, and those are mild words."

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Supreme Court candidates spend $923,021 on race MONTGOMERY - In a state where Supreme Court races have been called obscenely expensive, the only Supreme Court race on the Nov. 4 ballot is neither the least nor the most expensive in the last seven races.

    Local News from Gadsden Times

  • MONTGOMERY - In a state where Supreme Court races have been called obscenely expensive, the only Supreme Court race on the Nov. 4 ballot is neither the least nor the most expensive in the last seven races.

    Local News from Gadsden Times

  • It's not every day I get to be called obscenely young; isn't 27 old for the tech world?

    The Marketing Mix | official blog of the Marketing Mentor community

  • I know it's uncool to admit that a writer doesn't know everything the second they emerge from the womb with a contract in each hand, naturlich and that even after their first novel, even after their second, they still have a lot to learn, especially if, like me, they're kind of obscenely young when they start on all this craziness.

    Out of the Mud and Into New Jersey

  • Power Line Explains Tea-bagging; It's an Inside the Gay Subculture Thing determines how it is that the Tea Party protesters have ( "obscenely") come to be referred to as "tea-baggers."

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • The incident took place over the weekend after the men, completely unrepentant, say they received complaints suggesting the women were dancing 'obscenely' in the pub and they decided to act.

    Top Stories - Google News

  • The girl's brother said Haveeru claimed "obscenely" that the girl had been married for four months, but was six months pregnant.

    Minivan News : Top Stories

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