Definition of putatively in English:

putatively

adverb

  • See putative

    • ‘Or consider State of Emergency, a putatively radical riot simulator.’
    • ‘The story is putatively set in an all-girl tennis academy.’
    • ‘The idea of having a single minister with responsibility for Scotland, Wales and - putatively - English regional government defies all common sense.’
    • ‘It's startling to see putatively liberal moviemakers portray celibacy as a noble, selfless, even rational endeavor.’
    • ‘Subjects were shown a series of pictures each associated with a sentence putatively spoken by the person in the picture.’

Pronunciation

putatively

/ˈpjuːtətɪvli/