1 [in adverbs]
in a particular way:
She smiled happily.
He was walking slowly.
2 [in adverbs]
considered in a particular way:
Politically speaking it was a rather unwise remark.
a financially sound proposal
3 [in adjectives and adverbs]
happening at regular periods of time:
an hourly check (=done every hour)
They visit monthly (=once every month).
4 [in adjectives]
like a particular thing in manner, nature, or appearance:
with queenly grace
a motherly woman (=showing the love, kindness etc of a mother)