Meaning of “especially” - Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /ɪˈspeʃəli/

A2 more than other things or people, or much more than usual:

He's always making comments about her appearance, especially her weight.
She's especially interested in American poetry.

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for one particular person, purpose, or reason:

I cooked this meal especially for you.

(Definition of “especially” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)