Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “dramatically”

See all translations

dramatically

adverb uk   /drəˈmæt.ɪ.kəl.i/ us    /-ˈmæt̬-/

dramatically adverb (A LOT)

B2 suddenly or obviously: Your life changes dramatically when you have a baby to take care of.
More examples

dramatically adverb (THEATRE)

(as if) acting in a play: She swept her hair back dramatically.
Translations of “dramatically”
in Chinese (Traditional) 很大的, 突然地, 明顯地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 很大的, 剧烈地, 明显地…
(Definition of dramatically from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of dramatically?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “dramatically” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More