Lastly is defined as finally or happening after everything else.
The words you say before the last point mentioned in a speech is an example of lastly; "and lastly..."
in conclusion; finally
- (sequence) Used to mark the beginning of the last in a list of items or propositions.
- Firstly, that's illegal; secondly, it has serious disadvantages; thirdly, it's not necessary; and lastly, did I mention that it's illegal?
- (discourse marker) Used to signal that the speaker is about to yield control of the conversation.
From last +"Ž -ly.
- Lastly, (4) and most important, the times were ripe for revolution.
- (4) Lastly, the countries to which cotton-growing is carried should gain in prosperity.
- Lastly, to pass over unnecessary details, the markings of various kinds to be observed on the lobes of the livers of freshly-slaughtered animals, which are due mainly to the traces left by the subsidiary hepatic ducts and hepatic veins on the liver surface, were described as "holes," "paths," "clubs" and the like.
- Lastly, the square was extended southwards in the 16th century, when the new palace of the procurators, K, was built by Scamozzi.
- The term morphology, which was introduced into science by Goethe (1817), designates, in the first place, the study of the form and composition of the body and of the parts of which the body may consist; secondly, the relations of the parts of the same body; thirdly, the comparison of the bodies or parts of the bodies of plants of different kinds; fourthly, the study of the development of the body and of its parts (ontogeny); fifthly, the investigation of the historical origin and descent of the body and its parts (phylogeny); and, lastly, the consideration of the relation of the parts of the body to their various functions, a study that is known as organography.