Definition of "perfectly" []

  • In a perfect manner or to a perfect degree. (adverb)
  • To a complete or full degree or extent; wholly: The diners were perfectly satisfied with the meal. See Usage Note at perfect. (adverb)
  • Completely, utterly, or absolutely (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • In a perfect way; extremely well (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "perfectly" in a sentence
  • "There's also the danger of idealizing a platonic ideal game as being "perfectly balanced" when it's actually been suggested that a game, especially an MMO may not want to be *perfectly* balanced at all, as you might reduce all strategies to being equally effective and therefore uninteresting."
  • ""Look here," cried Lashmar, standing before her with his hands in his pockets, "you know perfectly well -- _perfectly well_ -- that, if I accept this offer, you'll think the worse of me.""
  • "That is perfectly understood, Your Excellency, _perfectly_ understood. ""