Specially is defined as for a special purpose or for a specific person.
An example of something done specially is a custom made scarf.
- in a special manner; particularly
- for a special purpose
- Senses 2 and 3 are non-standard; in such cases, especially is far more common, and considered correct.
special +"Ž -ly
(comparative more 'specially, superlative most 'specially)
- Eye dialect spelling of especially.