Definition of Dully

1. Adverb. Without liveliness. "She nodded her head dully"

Partainyms: Dull



2. Adverb. Without luster or shine. "Unpolished buttons glinted dully"
Partainyms: Dull

Definition of Dully

1. adv. In a dull manner; stupidly; slowly; sluggishly; without life or spirit.

Definition of Dully

1. Adverb. In a dull manner; without liveliness; without lustre. ¹

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Definition of Dully

1. in a dull manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dully

dullhead
dullheads
dullier
dulliest
dulling
dullish
dullishly
dullness
dullnesses
dulls
dullsome
dullsville
dullsvilles
dullwitted
dullwittedness
dully (current term)
dulness
dulnesses
dulocracies
dulocracy
duloses
dulosis
dulotic
duloxetine
dulse
dulses
dulwilly
duly
dum-dum
dum dum

Literary usage of Dully

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1. Representative English Dramas from Dryden to Sheridan by Frederick Tupper, James Waddell Tupper (1914)
"And may those drudges of the stage, whose fate Is damned dull farce more dully to translate, Fall under that excise the state thinks fit To set on all ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1866)
"... artificial pressure is applied or until a fresh accumulation of the gas causes a resumption of the flow. barrels dully in December of the same year. ..."

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