Definition of stilly in English:

stilly

adverb

literary
  • Quietly and with little movement.

    ‘the birds rested stilly’
    • ‘They wait there, standing stilly even as the bus slows and tries to stop close to that spot, where a brake squeals mightily.’
    • ‘The waters work, and Jefferson is exalted stilly in his place.’
    • ‘The figure lay very stilly on his bed, the sheets rumpled and wet with his sweat.’
    silently, in silence, noiselessly, soundlessly, inaudibly
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adjective

literary
  • Still and quiet.

    ‘the stilly night’
    • ‘In the dusk we walked out onto a little bridge to watch birds, and in the stilly evening, out over the lake an alpen horn began to play.’
    • ‘It was a stilly pitch-dark morning; neither moon nor star nor light from house or electricity pole was to be seen.’
    quiet, silent, hushed, soundless, noiseless, undisturbed, sound-free
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Pronunciation:

stilly

/ˈstɪli/