ta muchly

(colloquial British) thanks a lot!

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  • muchly — once a serious adverb, is now only used humorously: • She stepped away from him as though evading her share in the pleasure. ‘Thank you muchly,’ he said. M. Keane, 1988 • Much of it is muchly much of a muchness, but occasionally…there is a song… …   Modern English usage

  • muchly — [much′lē] adv. Informal very much: used mainly in the phrase thanks muchly * * * …   Universalium

  • muchly — [much′lē] adv. Informal very much: used mainly in the phrase thanks muchly …   English World dictionary

  • muchly — (adv.) mid 12c., from MUCH (Cf. much) + LY (Cf. ly). Middle English used simply much as an adverb …   Etymology dictionary

  • muchly — adverb very much, very Finally he partially unbuttoned his muchly braided coat and drew forth a package done up neatly in white tissue paper …   Wiktionary

  • Muchly — very much: ta muchly …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • muchly — Australian Slang very much: ta muchly …   English dialects glossary

  • muchly — Very much Thank you muchly …   Dictionary of american slang

  • muchly — /ˈmʌtʃli/ (say muchlee) adverb Colloquial very much: Ta muchly …   Australian English dictionary

  • muchly — adverb : much now not often in formal use wore a voluminous navy blue cotton print wrapper, muchly patched Willie S. Ethridge …   Useful english dictionary

  • muchly — This adverb has gradually gone out of use. Its departure from the language is no loss since much does all it ever did and with one less syllable: What you have done pleases me much. I was much gratified by your reply …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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