Adjectives ending in -ly

Usually we think that words ending in -ly are adverbs. But not all -ly words are adverbs. There are some adjectives that end in -ly. Here is a complete list below.
Since these words are adjectives, they cannot be used like other adverbs. For example –
Incorrect: He behaves friendly.
Correct: He behaves in a friendly manner.
Some of these words can be used as adjectives or adverbs.
Adverb: He came early
Adjective: You are early today.
SL Adjectives endinf in -ly
1.      beastly adj
2.      beggarly adj
3.      bodily adj
4.      bristly adj,
5.      brotherly adj
6.      chilly adj COLD 1
7.      chilly adj UNFRIENDLY
8.      comely adj
9.      comradely adj,
10.   costly adj MONEY 1
11.   costly adj LOSS 2
12.   courtly adj
13.   cowardly adj,
14.   crackly adj,
15.   crinkly adj,
16.   crumbly adj
17.   cuddly adj
18.   curly adj
19.   curmudgeonly adj,
20.   daily adv adj
21.   dangly adj
22.   dastardly adj
23.   deadly adj VERY DANGEROUS 1
24.   deadly adj BORING 2
25.   deadly adj COMPLETE 3
26.   disorderly adj CONFUSED 1
27.   disorderly adj ANGRY SITUATION 2
28.   drizzly adj
29.   early adj 1
30.   earthly adj 1
31.   earthly adj 2
32.   easterly adj 1
33.   elderly adj
34.   fatherly adj
35.   fiddly adj
36.   fleshly adj
37.   friendly adj 1
38.   frilly adj
39.   gangly adj
40.   gentlemanly adj
41.   ghastly adj 1
42.   ghostly adj 1
43.   giggly adj
44.   godly adj
45.   goodly adj
46.   gravelly adj
47.   grisly adj
48.   gristly adj, at gristle
49.   heavenly adj 1
50.   hilly adj
51.   holy adj RELIGIOUS 1
52.   homely adj PLAIN 1
53.   hourly adj 1
54.   housewifely adj,
55.   jolly adj HAPPY 1
56.   jowly adj, at jowl (n)
57.   kindly adj
58.   knightly adj
59.   knobbly adj
60.   leisurely adj
61.   likely adj 1
62.   lonely adj 1
63.   lordly adj
64.   lovely adj ENJOYABLE 1
65.   lowly adj
66.   manly adj
67.   masterly adj
68.   matronly adj
69.   mealy adj
70.   measly adj
71.   melancholy adj
72.   miserly adj
73.   mizzly adj, at mizzle (n)
74.   motherly adj
75.   muscly adj
76.   neighbourly adj
77.   niggardly adj
78.   northeasterly adj 1
79.   northerly adj 1
80.   northwesterly adj 1
81.   oily adj WITH OIL 1
82.   only adj
83.   orderly adj
84.   otherworldly adj
85.   pally adj
86.   pearly adj
87.   pimply adj
88.   poorly adj
89.   portly adj
90.   prickly adj 1
91.   priestly adj
92.   princely adj
93.   rascally adj,
94.   saintly adj,
95.   scaly adj
96.   scholarly adj 1
97.   scraggly adj
98.   seemly adj
99.   shapely adj
100.                sickly adj
101.                sickly adj
102.                silly adj
103.                sisterly adj
104.                slatternly adj, at slattern (n)
105.                slovenly adj
106.                sly adj 1
107.                smelly adj
108.                southeasterly adj 1
109.                southerly adj 1
110.                southwesterly adj
111.                spangly adj
112.                spindly adj
113.                sprightly adj
114.                squally adj, at squall (n) SHOUT
115.                squiggly adj, at squiggle (n)
116.                stately adj
117.                steely adj
118.                straggly adj
119.                stubbly adj, at stubble (n)
120.                surly adj
121.                tiddly adj
122.                timely adj
123.                tingly adj, at tingle (n)
124.                tinselly adj, at tinsel (n)
125.                treacly adj STICKY 1
126.                twiddly adj
127.                twirly adj
128.                ugly adj NOT ATTRACTIVE 1
129.                unearthly adj
130.                unfriendly adj
131.                ungainly adj
132.                ungodly adj
133.                unholy adj
134.                unlikely adj
135.                unruly adj
136.                unseemly adj
137.                unsightly adj
138.                untimely adj
139.                weekly adj adv
140.                westerly adj 1
141.                wifely adj
142.                wiggly adj
143.                wily adj
144.                wobbly adj
145.                womanly adj
146.                woolly adj
147.                worldly adj

Some words are used as adjectives and adverbs.

SL Both Adjective and Adverbs
1 bally adj adv
2 bimonthly adj adv
3 biweekly adj adv
4 deathly adj adv
5 Early adj. adv.
6 fortnightly adj adv,
7 monthly adj adv
8 nightly adj adv
9 quarterly adj adv
10 yearly adj adv


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