Definitions

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  • adv. According to someone's allegation.
  • adv. According to someone's conspicuous impressions (which could be alleged ensuingly).

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

  • adv. according to what has been alleged

Etymologies

alleged +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • That's two uses of the term allegedly thus far and we're still at the trail head of the lead sentence!

    Conservative Bloggers Rediscover Term "Allegedly"

  • This is about whether any person appointed by that allegedly corrupt governor and I use the term allegedly loosely can serve and be effective in the position, given the circumstances surrounding the appointment.

    Still crazy after all these years

  • The lawsuit concerns some two dozen songs, for which the label allegedly has not paid royalties to artists for their use in compilations and as ringtones.

    knowledge

  • • Michael Jackson got what he paid for was amended to add the word "allegedly" to a statement that the singer offered wine to children.

    Corrections and clarifications

  • Maybe, like Gordon Brown, they would have endured whispering about being "psychologically flawed" (a term allegedly used by Campbell), or maybe, like Campbell, they would have prospered regardless.

    Politics news, UK and world political comment and analysis | guardian.co.uk

  • Later that month, he clarified to GamesIndustry. biz announced its first product, a fantasy-themed MMORPG licensed for publication on the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms in North America and Europe - a title allegedly headed by Van Caneghem.

    GamesIndustry.biz - News

  • As it was the band enjoyed a substantial underground following (and continue to) but never truly crossed over, and their label allegedly did very little to alter that; a predominantly metal stable, Roadrunner had perhaps bitten off more than even they could chew with this beast of an album, and their promotion for it was average at best if tales are to be taken as gospel.

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

  • It will be observed that the word 'allegedly' is strikingly missing from this mouthful.

    Has Paddy Heard of The Phrase: "Innocent Until Proven Guilty"?

  • I would tend to call it "allegedly" took my money without consent.

    Concerning Criticism

  • Discussions to form a minority government in Australia have grown tense after a key independent lawmaker Monday detailed allegations of intimidation tactics by members of the opposition coalition including a phone call allegedly placed to a lawmaker's wife by someone claiming to be the devil in what he said is a bid to derail talks and force fresh elections.

    Tensions Flare in Australian Political Talks

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  • "Mr Cowan allegedly said he heard a bone snap in the teen's neck.
    He then allegedly said he put Daniel's body back in his car, drove down the road and reached an area where he could drive no more.
    He allegedly explained dragging the body to an area near a tree and a small area of water, where he left it, after stripping Daniel's clothes of, attempting to cover his body with branches and leaves and throwing his clothes and shoes into the nearby water.
    Mr Cowan allegedly took the two undercover officers to the area where he said he had left the body.
    Remains, which have been determined to be Daniel's, were found in the area that Mr Cowan allegedly pointed out to the two men."
    - Amy Remeikis, Daniel Morcombe died soon after his abduction, court told, brisbanetimes.com.au, 5 Feb 2013.

    February 5, 2013