AskDefine | Define wrongly

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wrongly \Wrong"ly\, adv. In a wrong manner; unjustly; erroneously; wrong; amiss; as, he judges wrongly of my motives. "And yet wouldst wrongly win." --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wrongly adv
1 without justice or fairness; "wouldst not play false and yet would wrongly win"- Shakespeare
2 in an incorrect manner; "she guessed wrong" [syn: incorrectly, wrong] [ant: correctly, correctly]



  • RP: /ˈrɒŋli/
  • US: /ˈrɔːŋli/


  1. In an unfair or immoral manner; unjustly.
  2. In a wrong manner.


In an unfair or immoral manner; unjustly
In a wrong manner
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