Definition of Monkishly

1. Adverb. In a monkish way. ¹



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Definition of Monkishly

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Monkishly

monkeyshine
monkeyshines
monkeywrench
monkeywrenching
monkfish
monkfishes
monkhood
monkhoods
monkie
monkied
monkies
monking
monkish
monkishly (current term)
monkishness
monklike
monkly
monks
monkshood
monkshoods
mono
mono-
mono-amelia
mono-ii
mono-iodotyrosine
mono-theism
mono-unsaturate
mono-unsaturates

Literary usage of Monkishly

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

1. The Metropolitan (1836)
"Miserably and monkishly educated as you have been—" " Ardent!" said my mother, for I had been speaking in Spanish. " Interrupt me not, lady. ..."

2. New Testament Illustrations: Comprising Choice Selections, Anecdotes by William Basil Jones (1875)
"Such a faith, sO monkishly bound, needs a new deliverance ! Now, when you find yourself up in arms in defense of your creed, pause a moment, and consider ..."

3. The Christian Examiner (1836)
"... in tones sometimes wildly fanatical, sometimes nauseously sweet, sometimes unrestrainedly fantastic, sometimes monkishly dark: from De Valenti, ..."

4. The Elements of Drawing in Three Letters to Beginners by John Ruskin (1883)
"... grey should stand monkishly aloof in the midst of them You may melt your crimson into purple, your purple into blue, and your blue into green, ..."

5. The Christian Examiner and General Review edited by Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware (1836)
"... in tones sometimes wildly fanatical, sometimes nauseously sweet, sometimes unrestrainedly fantastic, sometimes monkishly dark: from De Valenti, ..."

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