What does the word mostly mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • For the most part; principally.

Usage examples for mostly

  1. He usually had a small piece of forest, mostly hard wood. – The Young Forester by Zane Grey
  2. The way was mostly dark, and during the latter portion of it, I was much too weary to look up where she sat on her great horse. – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  3. They are chiefly from the prison ships, and some from the Sugar House, and are mostly sick. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge