Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an interrogative manner; in the form of question; questioningly.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In the form of, or by means of, a question; in an interrogative manner.
- adv. with curiosity
- adv. in a questioning format
- interrogative + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Yes," said Hugh, "she'll be the --" He let Gilmore speak the name interrogatively and merely nodded, smiling.”
“The Indian repeated the word interrogatively, Mawhatonga?”
“He paused, and the hunchback repeated his last word interrogatively:”
“Yes, and I'm insanely, wildly happy that this is happening, but here's the thing: I'm pretty sure I misused the word "interrogatively" on page 187.”
“You and -- Here he glanced interrogatively at Kit.”
“Again I went through my programme, pointing on the sketch from the one shop to the many shops, pointing out that in this particular shop was one leopard skin, and then questing interrogatively with my pencil among all the shops.”
“Holland rang a second time, and was glancing interrogatively at his companion when the bolt shot, a key turned in the lock, and the door swung open.”
“She began gently, interrogatively, but built up steam.”
“A very strange-looking boy?" said Mrs. Greyes interrogatively to the grocer as soon as his customer had left.”
“I have been known to refrain from stepping out onto our front verandah, for fear that Mr. will interrogate me – kindly, of course, but nonetheless interrogatively – where is Baby?”
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