Definition of Glumly

1. Adverb. In a sullen manner. "He sat in his chair dourly"

Exact synonyms: Dourly, Sullenly
Partainyms: Dour, Glum, Sullen



Definition of Glumly

1. adv. In a glum manner; sullenly; moodily.

Definition of Glumly

1. Adverb. in a glum manner ¹

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Definition of Glumly

1. glum [adv] - See also: glum

Glumly Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glumly

gluinos
gluish
glulam
glulams
glulisine
glum
glumaceous
glumal
glume
glumed
glumelike
glumella
glumellas
glumelle
glumes
glumly (current term)
glummer
glummest
glummy
glumness
glumnesses
glump
glumped
glumpier
glumpiest
glumpily
glumping
glumpish
glumps
glumpy

Literary usage of Glumly

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1. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1850)
"Mrs. D. No, upon the whole, I think Mr. glumly has shown himself a good financier. ... We were just speaking of you Mr. glumly. (Enter A SERVANT. ..."

2. Ossian and the Clyde: Fingal in Ireland. Oscar in Iceland, Or Ossian by Peter Hately Waddell (1875)
"... and the Loch of glumly, are the Stones of Via, which are worthy of the ... by a stream of its own, which flows from the Loch of glumly, and a burgh ..."

3. Ossian and the Clyde: Fingal in Ireland. Oscar in Iceland, Or Ossian by Peter Hately Waddell (1875)
"... and the Loch of glumly, are the Stones of Via, which are worthy of the ... intersected by a stream of its own, which flows from the Loch of glumly, ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"In bot., having glumes. glumly (glum'li), title. In a glum or sullen manner; ... They all sat glumly on the ground. CD Warner, Winter on the Nile, p. ..."

5. The Shameless Diary of an Explorer by Robert Dunn (1907)
"So we called beans mutton, and ate glumly, ... He moves about glumly, eating little. "I'm afraid we must leave him behind—with grub, of course—till we ..."

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