July 28, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
promptly /ˈprɑːmptli/ adverb
promptly
/ˈprɑːmptli/
adverb
The couple's food arrived promptly.
The couple's food arrived promptly.
Learner's definition of PROMPTLY

1 : in a prompt manner : without delay

  • He reacted promptly during the emergency.

  • The student was promptly [=immediately] expelled.

2 : exactly at a particular or the correct time

  • She arrived promptly at 7:00 p.m. as we had agreed.

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