- Wholly is defined as completely or fully.
An example of something done wholly is learning everything possible about a subject.
wholly definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
to the whole amount or extent; totally; entirely
Origin: Middle English holi: see whole and amp; -y
wholly definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Completely; entirely: “The old American purposes are still wholly relevant” (John F. Kennedy).
- Exclusively; solely.