Definition of latterly in English:

latterly

adverb

  • 1Recently.

    ‘latterly, his painting has shown a new freedom of expression’
    • ‘After a five-year apprenticeship, he gained a scholarship to the College of Aeronautics, latterly known as Cranfield University, where he returned to carry out research work.’
    • ‘If he does win, he will be the first businessman to rule Mexico in modern times after a succession of generals, lawyers and latterly US Ivy League-trained economists.’
    • ‘Those who live and work in the area, which has latterly advertised itself as The Quarter, feel the bar will upset the balance of this café quarter.’
    • ‘The site of the former Co-op store and a mixture of Victorian and Sixties architecture, the building was described latterly as a ‘blight on business’ by many of the Micklegate traders.’
    • ‘He had long considered it his destiny to be the next president of Pakistan, but latterly his political career has faltered.’
    • ‘Originally from Bingley, he has returned to the town where his family still live after living across the world including in Hong Kong, Cyprus, Chicago, Boston and latterly Spain.’
    • ‘The 49-year-old has filled a variety of roles at the club, including manager, general manager and more latterly director.’
    • ‘An accomplished goalkeeper and latterly a sought after commentator and coach, he spent a glittering career between the sticks for Glasgow Celtic.’
    • ‘The stance of the hurlers, and latterly their footballing colleagues, is seemingly a step nearer some form of professionalism, if not in cash payment, then a list of benefits in that direction.’
    • ‘The 50 or so pupils, including latterly 10 from Japan, had their own council which made decisions about running the school and disciplined those who broke the self-imposed rules.’
    • ‘That'll be a total of 7 stone that I shall have shed since starting to diet and, latterly, gaining the assistance of the fat-buster pills.’
    • ‘I've been involved in those areas latterly as assistant grounds manager and I can say to fans not to worry.’
    • ‘He has subsequently half-joked about the frustration of being latterly best known for singing a song which he did not write himself.’
    • ‘He will be presented with the Marsden Medal tonight for his 40-year contribution to Antarctic research, latterly focusing on climate change.’
    • ‘Our relationship started well, descended into hate-hate, recovered somewhat to love-hate and, latterly, has drifted into respectful acceptance.’
    recently, lately, of late, in the past few days, in the last couple of weeks, in recent times
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    1. 1.1In the later stages of a period of time, especially of a person's life.
      ‘he worked on the paper for fifty years, latterly as its political editor’
      • ‘He latterly lived in a flat in Irvine, supported by social services, but went missing in 1997, taking with him only his passport and leaving £3,000 in giro cheques.’
      • ‘He enjoyed fishing, shooting, and his garden, and latterly took up painting.’
      • ‘But this year there are high hopes for the Mill, an 18th century water-powered cotton and latterly saw mill believed to house the only surviving example of a Thompson turbine.’
      • ‘Instead, let's take a closer look at the author of this fly-on-the-wall biography, who has used his years as in service - latterly private secretary - as fuel for upmarket gossip.’
      • ‘The Theatre Royal, opened in Williamson Square in 1762, latterly a cold storage premises, witnessed across its stage a procession of the finest artists of their age.’
      • ‘I was her carer but I was also latterly her colleague, and, I am proud to say, her friend.’
      • ‘However, back in the 1983-1996 seasons when I was a regular on the Terraces (and latterly, in seats) I was very aware of racism.’
      • ‘He too worked at Beales, for 14 years, latterly as store catering manager and on occasion assisting the group catering manager with responsibility for 12 stores nationwide.’
      • ‘Not everyone, however, is convinced, believing that while its achievement was considerable, latterly it was running into quicksand and was mired in dogma.’

Pronunciation:

latterly

/ˈladərlē/