Definition of Superciliously

1. Adverb. With a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner. "`I don't believe in these customs,' he said sneeringly"

Exact synonyms: Sneeringly, Snidely
Partainyms: Sneering, Snide, Supercilious



Definition of Superciliously

1. Adverb. In a supercilious manner. ¹

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Definition of Superciliously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superciliously

supercheries
superchery
superchic
superchilled
superchondritic
superchron
superchrons
superchurch
superchurches
supercilia
superciliaries
superciliary
superciliary arch
superciliary ridge
supercilious
superciliously (current term)
superciliousness
supercilium
supercircle
supercircles
supercision
supercities
supercity
supercivilized

Literary usage of Superciliously

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1. Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield, Earl of by Francis Hardy (1812)
"When England rose to superior greatness and splendour, too many of those ministers superciliously and ungraciously turned themselves from us; ..."

2. A Pilgrim's Reliquary by Thomas Henry White (1845)
"... whom Warburton superciliously or enviously calls " Fuller the Buffoon," hath the following passage upon Painted Glass so quaintly moralized, ..."

3. Edvard Grieg by Henry Theophilus Finck (1906)
"To the musical amateur," writes one of them superciliously, " no contemporary composer is better known than Grieg. Every school-girl plays his piano pieces ..."

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