54 Adjectives that look like Adverbs

Summary: A list of 54 English adjectives that look like adverbs

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

  1. Beastly
  2. Brotherly
  3. Comely
  4. Costly
  5. Cowardly
  6. Daily (Can also be an adverb)
  7. Deadly
  8. Elderly
  9. Fatherly
  10. Fortnightly (Can also be an adverb)
  11. Friendly
  12. Gentlemanly
  13. Gentlewomanly
  14. Ghastly
  15. Ghostly
  16. Godly
  17. Goodly
  18. Holy
  19. Homely
  20. Humanly
  21. Kingly
  22. Leisurely
  23. Likely
  24. Lively
  25. Lonely
  26. Lovely
  27. Lowly
  28. Maidenly
  29. Manly
  30. Masterly
  31. Matronly
  32. Miserly
  33. Monthly (Can also be an adverb)
  34. Motherly
  35. Nightly
  36. Painterly
  37. Priestly
  38. Princely
  39. Saintly
  40. Scholarly
  41. Shapely
  42. Silly
  43. Sisterly
  44. Timely
  45. Ugly
  46. Ungainly
  47. Unruly
  48. Unsightly
  49. Unseemly
  50. Unworldly
  51. Weekly (Can also be an adverb)
  52. Womanly
  53. Worldly
  54. Yearly (Can also be an adverb)

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