Definition of Stagily

1. Adverb. In a stagy and theatrical manner. "`I cannot show my face at her house,' he declared theatrically"

Exact synonyms: Theatrically
Partainyms: Stagy, Theatrical



Definition of Stagily

1. Adverb. In a stagy way. ¹

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Definition of Stagily

1. in a stagy manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stagily

stagging
staggy
staghead
staghorn
staghorn calculus
staghorn coral
staghorn fern
staghorn moss
staghorn sumac
staghound
staghounds
stagiaire
stagiaires
stagier
stagiest
stagily (current term)
staginess
staginesses
staging
staging area
stagings
staglike
stagnance
stagnances
stagnancies
stagnancy
stagnant
stagnant anoxia
stagnant hypoxia
stagnantly

Literary usage of Stagily

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1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
""With regard to the report," he scratched, reading stagily as he wrote, "that General Pepito Arojas, commanding the Insurrectionary Forces in Northern ..."

2. Dramatic Opinions and Essays, with an Apology: With an Apology by Bernard Shaw (1907)
"... pleasant good sense, humanity, and originality: she grieved stagily all through in the manner of the Duchess of York in Cibber's "Richard III. ..."

3. Appletons' Journal (1879)
"... ┬íralk " stagily " before footlights, to pose in stagey " attitudes, to talk in a "stagey" voice : те art of acting is unteachable. ..."

4. Studies in the Elizabethan Drama by Arthur Symons (1919)
"It is not a simple leave-taking; it comes as if prepared beforehand. And next morning, how stagily, and yet with what a real ..."

5. Little Theater Classics by Samuel Atkins Eliot (1920)
"Man's fancy follows where the new winds blow. CELIE (stagily romantic) Love's rites were forfeit, and all honor dead, Ere he could love another in my stead! ..."

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