customarily customarily  /ˌkə stə ˈmɛ rə li/


  • (adv) by custom; according to common practice


  1. He brings to show business, customarily a craft of schmaltz and charm, one of the keenest analytic minds around.
  2. His Majesty the King of England sent the Fuhrer the birthday greetings he customarily sends to all rulers.
  3. Or maybe for the made-for-TV movie market, where most of the cast Jackie Cooper, Alex Cord, Richard Jaeckel, Bradford Dillman, Diana Muldaur customarily find work.


  • City plans meetings on budget, tax rate

    Summer, which is customarily free of government meetings in Deerfield Beach, will be punctuated by several this summer to address the city budget and a controversial addiction treatment facility, among other things.        
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel


  1. "I'm not too happy about the delay," Specter said on Fox News Sunday. "We have a real problem with the Chinese. They are very shrewd and customarily, they outmaneuver us. They take our jobs. They take our money and then they lend it back to...
    on Apr 4, 2010 By: Arlen Specter Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "Speculative activity may have had a greater role in generating the recent price increases than it has customarily had in the past," Greenspan said.
    on Jun 20, 2005 By: Alan Greenspan Source: USA Today

  3. "We pay a steep price to maintain our premier financial strength," Buffett said in the letter. "The $20 billion-plus of cash-equivalent assets that we customarily hold is earning a pittance at present. But we sleep well."
    on Feb 27, 2010 By: Warren Buffett Source: BusinessWeek

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