Rare unwillingly; reluctantly
Origin of loathlyMiddle English lothlie ; from Old English lathlice: see loath and amp; -ly
Origin of loathlyMiddle English lothely ; from Old English lathlice: see loathe and amp; -ly
Origin of loathlyMiddle English lothly, from Old English lāthlīc : lāth, hateful + -līc, like; see –ly1.
(comparative loathlier, superlative loathliest)
- In a loathsome manner; disgustingly.
- Unwillingly; reluctantly.
- tally ho, tally-ho, tallyho