Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Recently; to have occurred a short time before.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Lately; of late; recently; at a later, as distinguished from a former, period.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of late; lately: at a late or recent time.

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

  • adv. in the recent past

Etymologies

latter +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Fortren, "which term latterly meant the kingdom of the Southern Picts.

    Chronicles of Strathearn

  • In consequence of this, poetic diction has become latterly a kaleidoscope, and one’s chief curiosity is as to the precise combinations into which the pieces will be shifted.

    XII. On Style

  • Empires don't hold together – the British, French etc, and latterly the USSR, broke down.

    Letters: Breaking up may be best for Libya

  • Fulham, near London: home of William, Catherine and latterly Granville

    Index of Places

  • Her victory was announced by an unusual tranquillity and gladness of soul, which followed the relinquishing of my ancient and latterly tormenting studies.

    Chapter 2

  • The stars of the early days were soon discarded as aspirations grew, but it's still been done on a marginal budget, latterly under the guidance of Terry Brown, who – until the winning penalty went in on Saturday – was rated as the best of non-league managers.

    In praise of… AFC Wimbledon

  • The media agenda has been elsewhere – the BBC, cuts, the licence fee, and latterly News Corp and Sky.

    David Abraham: the devil is in the detail

  • Bloomfield, George (1758 – 1831): Bloomfield's shoemaker brother, who cared for the young Robert in London and latterly, living in Bury St. Edmunds, was responsible for introducing The Farmer's Boy to Lofft.

    Index of People

  • Gone are the artist's impressions of a new Lord's Tube station, latterly superseded by proposals for an underground car park in the old railway tunnels, for four residential tower blocks at the Nursery end and a submerged Real Tennis court.

    Sport news in brief

  • While other companies have leapt into the tablet and smartphone space, the company which once dominated the PC space - only to be overtaken by HP and, latterly, Lenovo - is now thinking about getting into tablets in a big way.

    CES 2012: Dell hedges over Windows 8 or Android for tablet release

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