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  • adv. In the manner of the French or their language.


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French +‎ -ly


  • Her mother met me at the door, looking Frenchly elegant in navy cashmere and gray wool pants.

    Dreaming in French

  • I pictured myself flitting Frenchly from boucherie to épicier to boulangerie, then fastening on an apron and whisking up an intimate meal in the tiny galley kitchen.

    The Little Lady Agency and the Prince

  • ˜Frenchly™, while others have forms of life that are expressed ˜Koreanly™ or ¦ ˜Icelandicly™


  • Betty thought so too, when she had seen the "rooms exquisite on the first" -- neat, bare, well-scrubbed rooms with red-tiled floors, scanty rugs and Frenchly varnished furniture -- the garden room too, with big open hearth and no furniture but wicker chairs and tables.

    The Incomplete Amorist

  • Motorbikes, Zoolander pouts, a desert… He and his manager Sid, who sits sipping a cappuccino Frenchly as we talk, have, however, just had a meeting with Max Martin who, they say, will work with them on Baptiste's second album.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Upon graduation, he moves to London to share a house with close friend Henry, the son of a newspaper man, and on/off girlfriend Vero, who's both sexily French and Frenchly impossible.

    Culture |

  • I tried to teach him to pronounce Chicago and New Mexico in English, but he very Frenchly ignored my attempts, referring to as them Chick-ago and Nou Mexique. Recent Updates

  • Shirley MacLaine is excellent as a (French) prostitute who falls in love with a (French) police officer played not very Frenchly by Jack Lemmon.

    Electronic Cerebrectomy

  • Seems that rumor has some legs as a few teaser shots and a video have surfaced and they show a very low GT style car we can only assume will be digitally fast, and Frenchly weird.


  • most of what he said was perfectly sensible - even, as you say, a bit Frenchly secularist in tone in parts.

    Lord Chief Justice supports the Williams nonsense


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