1. [syn: recently, late, lately, of late, latterly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lately \Late"ly\, adv.
Not long ago; recently; as, he has lately arrived from Italy.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: in the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "lately
the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she
was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was
first affected, but latterly the meaning also" [syn:
recently, late, lately, of late, latterly]