Definition of Gapingly

1. Adverb. In a gaping way. ¹



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Definition of Gapingly

1. in a gaping manner [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gapingly

gaped
gaper
gapers
gapers' block
gapers' blocks
gapers block
gapes
gapeseed
gapeseeds
gapesing
gapeworm
gapeworms
gapier
gapiest
gaping
gapingly (current term)
gapings
gapless
gaplessly
gaplessness
gaplike
gapo
gapos
gaposis
gaposises
gapped
gapped scale
gapper
gappers
gappier

Literary usage of Gapingly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris (1904)
"... in the lovely weather, gapingly mazed at my madden'd face. Madly I fought as we fought together; In vain: the little Christian band The pagans drown'd, ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"I and the slayer met together: He waited the death-stroke there in his place; With thoughts of death, in the lovely weather gapingly mazed at my maddened ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"Taken in through the eyes such suggestions of sin A sympathy morbid and monstrous must win From the grovelling victims of gloom and bad gin, Who gapingly ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1804)
"... and the master of the shop edged in a side way word favourably though gapingly, but the tyrant was inexorable. ..."

5. The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris (1904)
"... in the lovely weather, gapingly mazed at my madden'd face. Madly I fought as we fought together; In vain: the little Christian band The pagans drown'd, ..."

6. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"I and the slayer met together: He waited the death-stroke there in his place; With thoughts of death, in the lovely weather gapingly mazed at my maddened ..."

7. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"Taken in through the eyes such suggestions of sin A sympathy morbid and monstrous must win From the grovelling victims of gloom and bad gin, Who gapingly ..."

8. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1804)
"... and the master of the shop edged in a side way word favourably though gapingly, but the tyrant was inexorable. ..."

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