Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In an angry manner; under the influence of anger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an angry manner; under the influence of anger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an angry manner; with indications of resentment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with anger

Etymologies

angry +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As though she had denied this he calls angrily at her: Let Rebecca go like a saint; for me it is fraud!

    The Crucible

  • A Giant, so tall that his head towered above Yvon like that of some mighty forest tree, glared at him angrily from the threshold.

    Folk Tales From Many Lands

  • It was two o'clock, and the general was peacefully awaiting the sound of the dinner bell, but at the sight of Eugenia his peacefulness departed, and he called angrily:

    The Voice of the People

  • He was calling her name angrily, his voice resounding in the emptiness of the rooms.

    The Shuttle

  • I called angrily after him now, and he wouldn't answer me.

    Hell fer Sartain and Other Stories

  • "Billy," he called angrily, "you got to come in here and hold this old chicken; she's 'bout the terriblest pecker they is."

    Miss Minerva and William Green Hill

  • Ben Goodin, a former raft guide who lives in nearby Coaldale, dismissed the idea angrily: "Hanging rags over the river is the same as hanging pornography in a church."

    Christo vs. Colorado

  • "Ho-ho!" cries Spotted Tail angrily, which is the Sioux equivalent of "Damn their eyes!" or strong disapproval.

    Isabelle

  • "I'm going to keep track from now on," he called angrily, "of just how often

    The Squirrel-Cage

  • He threw open my door with a great cry and rushed to my side, immediately pulling me into his embrace and smothering me in kisses, while calling angrily for Madame Bouchard to fetch a doctor.

    Archive 2009-03-01

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.