Grammar Quiz

Grammar Quiz

List of 500+ Adverbs that Don’t End in -ly
Adverbs are words that give you more information about particular words (verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs) in a sentence—most adverbs in English end in -ly. E.g., speedily, quickly, momentarily, strongly, etc. But many adverbs we use in our speech and in writing don’t have an -ly ending.
This is the complete list of adverbs that don’t end in -ly that, including adverbs of place, time, frequency, and many other adverbs. But notice that some of these words may also be used as an adjective

A-Z List of Adverbs that Don’t End in -ly

        -A-
  • Aback
  • Aboard
  • About
  • Above
  • Abreast
  • Abroad
  • Across
  • Adagio
  • Afar
  • Afield
  • Afore
  • Afoul
  • Afresh
  • Aft
  • After
  • Afternoons
  • Afterwards
  • Again
  • Ago
  • Aground
  • Ahead
  • Ahold
  • Alfresco
  • Alike
  • All
  • Allegro
  • All Right
  • Almost
  • Aloft
  • Alone
  • Along
  • Alongside
  • Aloud
  • Already
  • Alright
  • Also
  • Altogether
  • Always
  • A.M.
  • Amidships
  • Amok
  • Amply
  • Amuck
  • Anal
  • Any
  • Anyhow
  • Anymore
  • Anyplace
  • Anyroad
  • Anytime
  • Anyway
  • Anywhere
  • Apace
  • Apart
  • Apiece
  • Apropos
  • Aptly
  • Aright
  • Around
  • Ashore
  • Aside
  • Askance
  • Astern
  • Astray
  • Astride
  • Asunder
  • At All
  • Away
  • Awhile
  • Awry
  • Aye
       -B-
  • Back
  • Backstage
  • Backward
  • Backwards
  • Bad
  • Bang
  • Bareback
  • Barefoot
  • Before
  • Beforehand
  • Behind
  • Behindhand
  • Below
  • Beneath
  • Besides
  • Best
  • Better
  • Between
  • Beyond
  • Blindfold
  • Bloody
  • Blooming
  • But
  • By
       -C-
  • Cheap
  • Citywide
  • Clean
  • Clear
  • Close
  • Close-By
  • Clockwise
  • Collect
  • Counter
  • Counterclockwise
  • Countrywide
  • Countywide
  • Crabwise
  • Cross-Country
  • Cross-Legged
  • Crosswise
       -D-
  • Damn
  • Darn
  • Dead
  • Deep
  • Deep-Down
  • Direct
  • Dirty
  • Ditto
  • Double
  • Double-Quick
  • Doubtless
  • Down
  • Downhill
  • Downmarket
  • Downright
  • Downriver
  • Downstage
  • Downstairs
  • Downstream
  • Downtown
  • Downwards
  • Downwind
  • Due
        -E-
  • Earthwards
  • East
  • Eastbound
  • Eastwards
  • Edgeways
  • Either
  • Else
  • Elsewhere
  • Endways
  • En Masse
  • Enough
  • En Passant
  • En Route
  • Entre Nous
  • Ergo
  • Even
  • Evenings
  • Ever
  • Evermore
  • Everyplace
  • Everywhere
       -F-
  • Falsetto
  • Far
  • Farther
  • Farthest
  • Fast
  • Fifty-Fifty
  • Filthy
  • Fine
  • First
  • First Class
  • First-Hand
  • Flat
  • Flipping
  • Forever
  • Forth
  • Forthwith
  • Forward
  • Forwards
  • Four-Square
  • Free
  • Freehand
  • Freelance
  • Freezing
  • Freight
  • Frigging
  • Fro
  • Full
  • Full-Time
  • Further
  • Furthermore
  • Furthest
   -G & H-
  • Great
  • Gross
  • Half
  • Half-Price
  • Halfway
  • Happen
  • Hard
  • Headfirst
  • Headlong
  • Head-On
  • Heaps
  • Heavenward
  • Heavily
  • Helluva
  • Helter-Skelter
  • Henceforth
  • Here
  • Hereabouts
  • Hereafter
  • Hereby
  • Herein
  • Hereinafter
  • Hereto
  • Heretofore
  • Hereupon
  • Herewith
  • Higgledy-Piggledy
  • High
  • Hither
  • Hitherto
  • Homewards
  • Hotfoot
  • How
  • However
  • Howsoever
     -I & J-
  • Ibid
  • Ill
  • In
  • In Absentia
  • Incognito
  • Indeed
  • Indoors
  • Industrywide
  • In Extremis
  • In-House
  • Inland
  • Inshore
  • Inside
  • Instead
  • Inter Alia
  • Inward
  • Irregardless
  • Irrespective
  • Just
      -L-
  • Last
  • Late
  • Later
  • Least
  • Leastways
  • Left
  • Left-Handed
  • Leftwards
  • Legato
  • Lengthways
  • Less
  • Let
  • Lickety-Split
  • Like
  • Likewise
  • Little
  • Live
  • Long
  • Longways
  • Loud
  • Low
       -M-
  • Maybe
  • Meanwhile
  • Midway
  • Midweek
  • Mighty
  • Minimum
  • More
  • Moreover
  • Mornings
  • Most
  • Much
       -N-
  • Natch
  • Nationwide
  • Near
  • Nearby
  • Neither
  • Never
  • Nevertheless
  • Next
  • Nigh
  • Nightlong
  • Nights
  • Nix
  • No
  • Nohow
  • Nonetheless
  • Non-Stop
  • Nope
  • Noplace
  • North
  • Northbound
  • Northeast
  • Northeastwards
  • Northwards
  • Northwest
  • Northwestwards
  • Not
  • Nothing
  • Notwithstanding
  • Now
  • Nowadays
  • Nowhere
       -O-
  • O’clock
  • Off
  • Offhand
  • Off-Key
  • Off-Message
  • Off-Piste
  • Offshore
  • Offstage
  • Off-The-Peg
  • Often
  • Okay
  • On
  • Once
  • One-Handed
  • Online
  • Only
  • On-Message
  • On-Screen
  • Onshore
  • Onside
  • On-Site
  • Onstage
  • Onwards
  • Opposite
  • Otherwise
  • Out
  • Outdoors
  • Outright
  • Outside
  • Outwards
  • Over
  • Overall
  • Overarm
  • Overboard
  • Overhand
    -P- & Q
  • Parallel
  • Parrot-Fashion
  • Part
  • Part-Time
  • Past
  • Percent
  • Perchance
  • Perforce
  • Perhaps
  • Piecemeal
  • Piggyback
  • Pitter-Patter
  • Plain
  • Plonk
  • Plumb
  • Point-Blank
  • Post-Free
  • Posthaste
  • Pray
  • Precious
  • Prompt
  • Pronto
  • Proper
  • Proud
  • Pushing
  • Quite
      -R-
  • Rather
  • Raving
  • Real
  • Regardless
  • Rent-Free
  • Retail
  • Right
  • Rough
  • Round
      -S-
  • Same
  • Scorching
  • Scot-Free
  • Second
  • Second-Hand
  • Seldom
  • Sharp
  • Sharpish
  • Short
  • Side-On
  • Sidesaddle
  • Sideways
  • Since
  • Sizzling
  • Sky-High
  • Skyward
  • Slantwise
  • Sky-High
  • Slow
  • Smack
  • Small
  • So
  • Someday
  • Somehow
  • Someplace
  • Sometime
  • Sometimes
  • Someway
  • Somewhat
  • Somewhere
  • Soon
  • Soprano
  • South
  • Southbound
  • Southeast
  • Southeastwards
  • Southwards
  • Southwest
  • Southwestwards
  • Spanking
  • Splash
  • Splat
  • Staccato
  • Stark
  • Stateside
  • Steady
  • Stiff
  • Still
  • Stock-Still
  • Straight
  • Straightaway
  • Strong
  • Supreme
  • Sure
  • Swell
        -T-
  • Tandem
  • That
  • Then
  • Thence
  • Thenceforth
  • There
  • Thereabouts
  • Thereafter
  • Thereby
  • Therefore
  • Therein
  • Thereof
  • This
  • Thither
  • Though
  • Through
  • Throughout
  • Thumping
  • Thus
  • Tight
  • Times
  • Ting
  • To
  • Today
  • Together
  • Tomorrow
  • Tonight
  • Too
  • Top
  • Topless
  • Treble
  • True
  • Twice
     –U & V-
  • Unaided
  • Unannounced
  • Unawares
  • Unbeknown
  • Under
  • Underarm
  • Undercover
  • Underfoot
  • Underground
  • Underhand
  • Underneath
  • Unnoticed
  • Unplugged
  • Up
  • Up-Country
  • Uphill
  • Upmarket
  • Uppermost
  • Upright
  • Upriver
  • Upstage
  • Upstairs
  • Upstate
  • Upstream
  • Up-Tempo
  • Uptown
  • Upwards
  • Upwind
  • Verbatim
  • Very
  • Vice Versa
      -W-
  • Well
  • Well-Nigh
  • West
  • Westbound
  • Westwards
  • Whacking
  • Whatever
  • Whatsoever
  • When
  • Whence
  • Whenever
  • Where
  • Whereabouts
  • Whereby
  • Wherein
  • Wheresoever
  • Wherever
  • Whither
  • Wholesale
  • Wide
  • Within
  • Without
  • Worldwide
  • Worse
  • Worst
  • Wrong
      -Y-
  • Yah
  • Yea
  • Yeah
  • Yeh
  • Yep
  • Yes
  • Yesterday
  • Yet
  • Yonder

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