mostly mostly  /ˈmoʊst li/


  1. (adv) in large part; mainly or chiefly
  2. (adv) usually; as a rule


  1. I'm not that upset about it, mostly because I didn't think the books were that great in the first place.
  2. The stereotypes were broad, if not entirely untrue, and there the discussion mostly ended.
  3. My poor grandmother was being woken up night and day, mostly by guys.


  1. Asian Markets Mostly Trade Higher On Bargain Hunting

    Asian stock markets are mostly trading higher on Wednesday with the overnight positive close on Wall Street on the back of some upbeat economic data aiding sentiment. Bargain hunting after recent heavy losses is also contributing to the surge in some of the markets in the region.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: RTT News

  2. Asian stocks mostly lower on China worries

    Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as investors continued their flight from risky assets on the prospect of slower Chinese growth and the winding down of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Grain futures mostly fall, pork prices rise

    Grains futures mostly fell Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 19 cents to $6.79 a bushel; July corn fell 8.5 cents to $6.5325 a bushel; July oats fell 3.25 cents to $3.9225 ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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