Definition of Stiltedly

1. Adverb. In a stilted manner. "She answered him stiltedly"

Partainyms: Stilted



Definition of Stiltedly

1. Adverb. Stiffly, or in an unnatural manner ¹

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Definition of Stiltedly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stiltedly

stillrooms
stills
stillstand
stillstands
stillwaterite
stilly
stilpnomelane
stilpnomelanes
stilpnosiderite
stilpnosiderites
stilt
stilt plover
stiltbird
stiltbirds
stilted
stiltedly (current term)
stiltedness
stiltednesses
stilter
stilters
stiltier
stiltiest
stiltified
stiltifies
stiltify
stiltifying
stilting
stiltings
stiltish
stilts

Literary usage of Stiltedly

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1. A History of Spain: Founded on the Historia de EspaƱa Y de la CivilizaciĆ³n by Charles Edward Chapman, Rafael Altamira (1918)
"Thus the furniture of the earlier years affected twisted and grotesque forms, while it was later shaped upon stiltedly correct lines. ..."

2. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1882)
"... a great hairy spider walked stickily and stiltedly, with pompous military exaggeration of gait, up one side of my mosquito- curtain and down the other. ..."

3. The Influence of Milton on English Poetry by Raymond Dexter Havens (1922)
"Its four hundred and seventy Unes praise the salubrious properties of Bristol waters in as stiltedly Miltonic a fashion as this : Thee the sable Wretch, ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1894)
"In the Times for June 1823 will be found an eulogistic but stiltedly- written obituary notice of him ; but the writers of obituaries are usually too much ..."

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