(comparative more prominently, superlative most prominently)
- In a prominent manner.
prominent + -ly
Variant of prominent
- sticking out; projecting: a prominent chin
- noticeable at once; conspicuous: prominent markings
- widely and favorably known: a prominent artist
Origin of prominentClassical Latin prominens, present participle of prominere, to project ; from pro-, pro- + minere, to project ; from minae, projections, threats: see menace