Adjectives that look like Adverbs



Here is a list of adjectives that end in
-ly and sometimes get mistaken for adverbs:

• Beastly
• Brotherly
• Comely
• Costly
• Cowardly
• Daily (Can also be an adverb)
• Deadly
• Elderly
• Fatherly
• Fortnightly (Can also be an adverb)
• Friendly
• Gentlemanly
• Gentlewomanly
• Ghastly
• Ghostly
• Godly
• Goodly
• Holy
• Homely
• Humanly
• Kingly
• Leisurely
• Likely
• Lively
• Lonely
• Lovely
• Lowly
• Maidenly
• Manly
• Masterly
• Matronly
• Miserly
• Monthly (Can also be an adverb)
• Motherly
• Nightly
• Painterly
• Priestly
• Princely
• Saintly
• Scholarly
• Shapely
• Silly
• Sisterly
• Timely
• Ugly
• Ungainly
• Unruly
• Unsightly
• Unseemly
• Unworldly
• Weekly (Can also be an adverb)
• Womanly
• Worldly
• Yearly (Can also be an adverb)


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