Definition of Mincingly

1. Adverb. In a mincing manner. "She stepped mincingly over the puddles"

Partainyms: Mincing



Definition of Mincingly

1. adv. In a mincing manner; not fully; with affected nicety.

Definition of Mincingly

1. Adverb. In a mincing way; affectedly, with excessive delicacy. ¹

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Definition of Mincingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mincingly

minced oath
minced oaths
mincemeat
mincemeats
mincepie
mincers
minces
minceur
minchen
mincier
minciest
mincing
mincing machine
mincing words
mincingly (current term)
mincings
mincy
mind
mind's ear
mind's eye
mind-altering
mind-altering drug
mind-bending
mind-blowing
mind-blowingness
mind-body
mind-body relations
mind-boggler
mind-boggling

Literary usage of Mincingly

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1. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"... TO SHAKE THE SHOULDERS IX WALK- ixo ; walk mincingly or conceitedly ; abo move the body or shoulders thus in dancing (hence the name of the dance above) ..."

2. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel (1874)
"... ti mince one's words, to speak mincingly; I!. ®-^cit, (w.)/. affectedness, ie, affectation. ... mincingly ..."

3. The Lusiad: An Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, Thomas Moore Musgrave (1826)
"... purple juice Fill'd to the brim, by Phaeton's swarthy race Freely were quaff'd ;—not mincingly declin'd.— Partaking cheerfully the lib'ral feast, ..."

4. Bleak House by Charles Dickens (1853)
"she said mincingly. " I imagine so. And here is Conversation Kenge. With his documents ! How docs your honorable worship do? ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1856)
"Gifford was not the relish for simplicity and genuine mincingly of the iniquities and stu- the other—that they have lost all we, at the present day, ..."

6. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"(9) To eat mincingly, or squeamishly. PICKLE-HERRING. A merry-andrew. PICKLING. ... (4) To eat mincingly or daintily. PIE. (1) A receptacle for rape-seed. ..."

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