What Is Adverb Of Manner?


Simple Definition:

An adverb of manner is a word that describes how an action or event occurs [happens or takes place]. It tells us the way in which something is done or happens. Adverbs of manner often end in -ly, but not always.


  • She sings beautifully. [in a beautiful way]
  • He works quickly. [in a quick way]
  • They drove carefully. [in a careful way]

Very Simple Definition:

Adverbs of manner tell us how something happens. They describe the way in which something is done.


  • She sings well. [in a good way]
  • He runs fast. [in a speedy way]
  • They walk slowly. [in a slow way]

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