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hourly

hour·ly

hourly

pronunciation:
aUr li
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: done or happening every hour.
I take an hourly break when I have a lot of homework.
definition 2: by the hour.
The workers are paid an hourly wage.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: each hour.
We check the children hourly.
Word Parts
The word hourly contains the following part:
-ly2 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means like; every (when attached to times)
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The suffix -ly2attaches primarily to native English nouns to form adjectives.