Definition of “richly” - English Dictionary


“richly” in English

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uk /ˈrɪtʃ.li/ us /ˈrɪtʃ.li/
richly decorated, furnished, etc.

having a lot of beautiful or expensive decoration, furniture, etc.:

The façade of the church is richly decorated in green and white marble.

in a very special or valuable way, or in a way that is greater than usual:

The cake takes two hours to cook, but your patience will be richly rewarded.
She finally obtained the recognition which she so richly deserved.

(Definition of “richly” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“richly” in American English

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richlyadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈrɪtʃ·li/

to a great degree:

richly decorated gowns of scarlet and gold
a richly deserved reward

(Definition of “richly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)