Definition of sturdily adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈstɜːdɪli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɜːrdɪli//
    jump to other results
  1. 1sturdily made/built/constructed strong and not easily damaged The boat was sturdily made.
  2. 2a sturdily built person is physically strong and not very tall or thin a sturdily built young man
  3. 3in a way that is not easily influenced or changed by other people a sturdily independent community