Definition Of awfully


(used especially in spoken English) very.

I'm awfully sorry to bother you so late

very badly or unpleasantly.

we played awfully

Example Of awfully

  • an awfully nice man

  • And they're really awfully nice when you get to know them.

  • As it is, when she utters them on court, I have to keep reminding myself that she's really an awfully nice gal.

  • Dundee must seem awfully liberal by comparison.

  • For being famous and horsey and whatnot, they were awfully nice and a lot of fun.

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