The word notably singles people and things out as special. A notably brilliant scientist is especially brilliant, so you might want to take notes when she speaks!

Things that are described as notably are remarkable or striking in some way. A notably excellent painter is a great painter. A notably mean professor is one students will want to avoid, because that professor is really mean. A notably fast car is especially fast. This word is a type of intensifier, a notably strong intensifier.

Definitions of notably

adv especially; in particular

notably in the social sciences, the professors teach too much”

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