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



    BrE BrE//ˈhelpfəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhelpfəli//
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  1. 1in a way that helps a particular situation synonym usefully The waitress helpfully provided cutlery and serviettes.
  2. 2in a way that shows that you are willing to help somebody She helpfully suggested that I try the local library.
  3. opposite unhelpfully