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



    BrE BrE//ˈɡrændli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡrændli//
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  1. 1in an impressive or important way in appearance, size or style a grandly furnished room He described himself grandly as a ‘landscape architect’.
  2. 2in a way that needs a lot of effort, money or time to succeed but is intended to achieve impressive results a grandly scaled production
  3. 3in a proud way because the person is rich or from a high social class ‘It is not the money,’ she replied grandly, ‘it is the principle of the thing.’