Going back to Belgrade after 11 years, there was a newness to it, so the experience of it was familiarly exciting.
He so endeared himself to a young Pakistani American, Majid Khan, that Khan referred to him familiarly as Chacha—“Uncle” in Urdu.
With these rooms I might now have been familiarly acquainted!
"Good evening, baby," said Fauchery, kissing her familiarly.
"Good-morning, mistress," said he familiarly, approaching Madame Desvarennes.
It seemed odd to hear this other speak so 332 familiarly of Don.
The learned gentleman it appears has a brother, by name Gilbert, familiarly known in the circle as "Gil."
She took my arm confidingly, familiarly, and accelerated her pace.
The first person to come up was no other than Mrs. Pennet—Meg Pennet, as she was familiarly called.
Yet I have conversed as familiarly with the author of it as I do with my own great-grandchildren.
mid-14c., "intimate, very friendly, on a family footing," from Old French famelier, from Latin familiaris "domestic, of a household;" also "familiar, intimate, friendly," dissimilated from *familialis, from familia (see family). The sense gradually broadened. Of things, from late 15c. The noun meaning "demon, evil spirit that answers one's call" is from 1580s.