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smilingly Explained

smilingly at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['smaılıŋlı]

smilingly at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adv done or said with a smile// --'Of course,' she replied smilingly.//

smilingly at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adverb
with a smile or smiles:
'How are you?' she asked smilingly.

Smilingly at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Smilingly \Smil"ing*ly\, adv.
In a smiling manner. --Shak.

smilingly at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

smilingly
adv : with smiles; in a smiling manner; "the girl reminded her
smilingly of their childhood spent together" [ant: {unsmilingly}]

smilingly at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: suffix » smiling|ly

Adverb

Inter: en-ad » v
  • In a smiling manner; with a smile.
    1. Shakespeare, King Lear, act 5 scene 3 [http://shakespeare.mit.edu/lear/lear.5.3.html]
    2. : But his flaw'd heart, / Alack, too weak the conflict to support! / 'Twixt two extremes of passion, joy and grief, / Burst smilingly.


    Translation: et » smilingly
    Translation: ko » smilingly
    Translation: te » smilingly
    Translation: vi » smilingly
    Translation: zh » smilingly