Definitions

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  • adv. In the manner of something legendary.

Etymologies

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legendary +‎ -ly

Examples

  • (recalling the legendarily powerful Khosa chiefdom that dominated the region in late precolonial times), or negative, as expressed by one American staffperson of Save the Children who, on learning about my research in late 1994, commented with a sneer, Magude?

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • On dance floors and within earshot of radios, Global English-singers also deliver the palm-out stop signal that Diana Ross and her fellow Supremes legendarily used each time they belted out “STOP!”

    The English Is Coming!

  • The delay shouldn't be surprising, as Mr. Redford is legendarily dilatory about nearly everything.

    A Distant Star

  • The dancer on the right tries to stay focused by repeating this legendarily effective mantra: Grandma, grandma …

    Beat 360° 10/2/09

  • It opens with Fokine's Le Spectre de la Rose, the 1911 ballet with which Vaslav Nijinsky legendarily reinvented the image of the male dancer, leaping on stage in a pink-petalled costume – athletically virile and exquisitely perfumed.

    Men in Motion – review

  • TV Guide Magazine: Your partner is Maksim Chmerkovskiy, the legendarily intense Latin ballroom champ.

    Kirstie Alley: Dancing Queen

  • If a “zeebow” really does mean a tetsubo — and not, as I first thought, a zebu — that would mean the good people of Massachusetts have illegalized a fictional weapon, legendarily wielded by trolls.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » What is a zoobow?

  • Malvolio: If a “zeebow” really does mean a tetsubo — and not, as I first thought, a zebu — that would mean the good people of Massachusetts have illegalized a fictional weapon, legendarily wielded by trolls.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » What is a zoobow?

  • The club unveiled its manifesto in November and swiftly proved a midweek smash at this legendarily petite venue, culminating in a rather hectic pop star-themed dressing-up bash just before Christmas.

    Clubs picks of the week

  • Justice, after all, is legendarily blind -- so it may not even notice the missing fig leaf.

    Carl Pope: There Goes the Fig Leaf

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