Definition of Doltishly

1. Adverb. In a stupid manner. "He had stupidly bought a one way ticket"

Exact synonyms: Stupidly
Partainyms: Doltish, Stupid



Definition of Doltishly

1. Adverb. In a doltish manner ¹

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Definition of Doltishly

1. [adv]

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Literary usage of Doltishly

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1. Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland (1885)
"... as if I had carelessly or doltishly performed the trust; and as for the pearls, he would not lay hand on them, but bid me do what I would with them. ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1835)
"Come, out with it. Plutus. I tell thee—go be hang'd! Car. D'ye understand, sir? What name was that '•. Since doltishly and rudely thou dost question him. ..."

3. Aelfric's Lives of saints: being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly by Aelfric, Walter William Skeat (1881)
"It is likewise to wit, that men do unwisely when they doltishly jest at dead men's corpses, 308 and introduce by their sport any licentiousness, ..."

4. History of Napoleon by George Moir Bussey (1840)
"... that he immediately ordered the drums to beat a retreat: thus doltishly repelling the rare fortune which had come with outstretched arms to meet him. ..."

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