Overtly vs Distinctly - What's the difference?

overtly | distinctly |


As adverbs the difference between overtly and distinctly

is that overtly is in an overt manner; publicly; openly while distinctly is in a distinct manner.

overtly

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In an overt manner; publicly; openly.
  • distinctly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a distinct manner.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1928, author=Lawrence R. Bourne
  • , title=Well Tackled! , chapter=17 citation , passage=Commander Birch was a trifle uneasy when he found there was more than a popple on the sea; it was, in fact, distinctly choppy.}}
  • * 2007 , Stephen R. Donaldson, Fatal Revenant , ISBN 978-0-399-15446-1, p. 192,
  • "Aloud," he said distinctly, "the Seven Words are spoken thus. Melenkurion abatha. Duroc minas mill. Harad khabaal. "

    Antonyms

    * indistinctly