follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

stilly

[adv. stil-lee; adj. stil-ee] /adv. ˈstɪl li; adj. ˈstɪl i/
adverb
1.
quietly; silently.
adjective
2.
Chiefly Literary. still; quiet.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English (adv.); Old English stillīce. See still1, -ly
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for stilliest

stilly

adverb (ˈstɪllɪ)
1.
(archaic or literary) quietly or calmly
adjective (ˈstɪlɪ)
2.
(poetic) still, quiet, or calm
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for stilly

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for stilliest

9
11
Scrabble Words With Friends