familiarly familiarly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an intimately familiar manner

Usage(s):

  1. If the clarity of Obama's rhetoric on Afghanistan strikes you as familiarly Bushian, it's possible you're a congressional Democrat.
  2. Now the Melanie Blocker-Stokes Postpartum Depression Research and Care Act, familiarly known as the Mothers Act, has passed the House and is headed for the Senate.
  3. Political control is of the familiarly unyielding Chinese style: the Uighurs chafe under Beijing's grasp and have demanded independence.

News

  • L.A. looms larger than rock in 'Levitated Mass' film

    Doug Pray's documentary captures the boulder's journey to LACMA, the museum's sculptural plans, and the artist Michael Heizer. But the film's star is L.A. and residents' reactions to the rock. In the year it has been at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Michael Heizer sculpture known formally as "Levitated Mass" and more familiarly as "the rock" has drawn more than 300,000 people, many ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  • "I think there's some people who turned their thumbs down on Kobe. They washed their hands of being Kobe fans," Jackson said. "That happens to stars in this game. Familiarly breeds some kind of contempt. We awoke the interest in him again...
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Phil Jackson Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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