1. In an open manner; publicly; not in private; without secrecy.
How grossly and openly do many of us contradict the precepts of the gospel by our ungodliness! --Tillotson.
2. Without reserve or disguise; plainly; evidently.
My love . . . shall show itself more openly. --Shak.
adv : in an open way; "he openly flaunted his affection for his