Definition of In a beastly manner

1. Adverb. In an inhumane manner. "She treated her husband bestially"

Exact synonyms: Bestially, Brutishly
Partainyms: Bestial, Brutish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of In A Beastly Manner

in Abraham's bosom
in Dutch
in Dutch(p)
in God's name
in a bad way(p)
in a bake
in a beastly manner (current term)
in a big way
in a bind
in a broad way
in a canter
in a circle
in a cleft stick
in a family way
in a few shakes
in a flash
in a heartbeat
in a heartfelt way
in a higher place
in a hurry
in a jiffy

Literary usage of In a beastly manner

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"To SLOTTER, rn To make a noise in swallowing food, a duck gobbling ; like to slabber up, Roxb., Berwicks. ; also, to eat in a beastly manner, like a sow, ..."

2. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral by Mary Wollstonecraft (1891)
"Men are, however, often gratified by this kind of fondness, which is confined in a beastly manner ..."

3. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"Add to etymon ; noise with the palate, in swallowing food, resembling that of a duck gobbling ; to slabber to eat in a beastly manner, like a sow, ..."

4. The Bozeman Trail: Historical Accounts of the Blazing of the Overland Routes by Grace Raymond Hebard, Earl Alonzo Brininstool (1922)
"She was treated in a beastly manner by the Cheyennes, and purchased from them during the winter by Two Face and Black Foot, who compelled her to toil and ..."

5. Pre-Malthusian Doctrines of Population: A Study in the History of Economic by Charles Emil Stangeland (1904)
"... ourselves with pipe and pot, in a beastly manner, sucking smoak and drinking healths, until death stares many in the face." In A Discourse of Trade unto ..."

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