Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a prone manner or position; so as to bend downward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a prone manner or position.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a prone manner or position.

Etymologies

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prone +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Only the first finger of the Right Hand was armed with a claw like a bird, otherwise they had hands and feet which they walk upright on, not pronely, as other

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • An example out of many: a month or so ago, a Jewish Italian journalist wrote an article for an Israeli newspaper asking whether Italian Jews should support the Italian extreme, ex-fascist right, who is now Israel's strongest friend but is tainted by its past and its antisemitism or with the left, which is not antisemitic but is less pronely aligned with

    The Guardian World News

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