distinctively distinctively  /dɪs ˈtɪŋk tɪv li/


  • (adv) in an identifiably distinctive manner


  1. The pods are 4 to 5 inches long, thick, round in cross section, smooth, deep dark green in color, curving slightly, with long and distinctively curved tips.
  2. A Shi'a, he is married to a Sunni, and one of his sons is named Omar, a distinctively Sunni name.
  3. Much of Corbijn's work is distinctively grainy, black and white or with a sandy brown or metallic blue sheen.


  1. Ottumwa gets swept by conference rival

    OTTUMWA – The Ottumwa baseball team was swept by Des Moines East in two distinctively different games Wednesday at Legion Memorial Field in CIML Metro Conference action. The Bulldogs were shut out 11-0 in game one, and the Scarlets rallied from a 7-1
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Ottumwa Courier

  2. '401[Gone]' review:

    '401[Gone]' review: The idea might provide some comfort to a modern Chinese American youth newly arrived in the Chinese Land of the Dead, but it's easy to see why it's put the age-old Goddess of Mercy in an eternally foul mood. Quirkiness only carries the tale so far in the Crowded Fire Theater world premiere that opened Monday at Thick House. Cowhig is a distinctively original writer with a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. Wavien, Inc. Demonstrates a Hard-Edge LED Spot Light with Medium Base Socket Using Recycling Light Technology

    VALENCIA, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wavien, Inc. has developed a hard-edge LED spot light (TruSpot™) with a standard medium base socket, which produces a distinctively clean and sharp edge ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams added: "Chad Varah made a unique contribution to the life of our whole society, changing attitudes to suicide and bringing a distinctively pastoral and wholly non-judgmental approach to people in need,...
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: Rowan Williams Source: AFP

  2. "Cycling was distinctively marked by doping in the 1990s," Hamburger said at a news conference. "It was a little easier to look at oneself in the mirror when you knew others did the same. So I did it."
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Bo Hamburger Source: WCBS-TV New York

  3. "Even though it's the same team, it's two distinctively different offenses," Roof said. "They do things with Lee that they don't do with Weatherford and they do things with Weatherford that they don't do with Lee.......... So we have to work...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Ted Roof Source: Duke Chronicle

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