Definition of Cavalierly

1. Adverb. In a proud and domineering manner. "He treated his staff cavalierly"

Exact synonyms: Disdainfully
Partainyms: Cavalier, Disdainful



Definition of Cavalierly

1. adv. In a supercilious, disdainful, or haughty manner; arrogantly.

Definition of Cavalierly

1. Adverb. In a cavalier manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cavalierly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cavalierly

caval
caval fold
caval valve
cavalcades
cavalero
cavaleros
cavaletti
cavalier
cavalier hat
cavaliered
cavaliering
cavalierish
cavalierism
cavalierisms
cavalierly (current term)
cavalierness
cavaliers
cavalla
cavallas
cavalletti
cavallies
cavally
cavalries
cavalry
cavalry bone
cavalry horse
cavalry sword
cavalryman
cavalrymen

Literary usage of Cavalierly

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1. The Life and Writings of Philip, Duke of Wharton by Lewis Saul Benjamin (1913)
"... the British Ambassador—He is received very cavalierly at the Embassy —He asks the Pretender to create him a Duke—A prank—His debts—His guardians stop ..."

2. A Reply to the Letter of J. Fenimore Cooper by Caleb] [Cushing (1834)
"Certain it is,' says ther London Globe, ' that no King in Europe could have ventured to so cavalierly treat the feelings and convictions of a large minority ..."

3. The Wandering Jew (and Jewess)by R D Manning by R D Manning (2003)
"SAINTE-COLOMBE (cavalierly) The Devil! By tomorrow, my trump? How fast you get on! Why it is more than a year since I heard of her! ..."

4. The Methodist Review (1881)
"Our Bishops called a fraternal council with the Southern Bishops and were cavalierly treated. Bishop Janes and Dr. Harris went as delegates to the Southern ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1860)
"He appears to forget, however, that tbi* is a game nt which two can play, and that possibly some one of those whom he has treated so cavalierly may upset ..."

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