especiallyadverbuk /ɪˈspeʃ.əl.i/ us /ɪˈspeʃ.əl.i/ also specially
- Parents of young children often become depressed, and this is especially true of single parents.
- This particular stretch of coast is especially popular with walkers.
- This variety of rose is especially hardy and drought-resistant.
- It's a pity you couldn't come - I especially wanted you to meet my friend Jo.