Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a lowering manner; with cloudiness or threatening gloom.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a lowering manner; with cloudiness or threatening gloom.
- adv. in a menacing or scowling way
- lowering + -ly (Wiktionary)
“The three couples then twirled most elegantly around the room—although he was loweringly aware that Beth was the only female counting out the time—until Graham interrupted with a sonorous announcement that callers had arrived.”
“He took it, standing at the littered bar, and looked loweringly at a man who stood where Riderhood had stood that early morning.”
“Indeed, she was loweringly aware that not one of them measured up to Jack Lester and that whenever they gave signs of wanting to fix their interest, she felt an immediate aversion for their company.”
“A green suit humped up from the ruck, the huge helmet swinging loweringly towards him, the visor up and the faceplate swung open.”
“He stared loweringly at his father and devotedly at Simon Begg, who merely looked bored and slightly worried.”
“The sun was no longer visible; a chilling wind had sprung up from the east; dull gray clouds hung loweringly overhead; a close mist, as of coming rain, wrapped the landscape as in a mantle.”
“He looked loweringly at me for a moment from under his shaggy eyebrows.”
“I placed the wallflower in the open window, where a ray of sunshine bid it welcome; the birds were singing around, the sky had cleared up, and the day, which began so loweringly, had become bright.”
“I've had trouble with them boys over to my place, Colonel,' he said, briefly, and looking loweringly around, as though he would be disposed to resent any listening to his report on the part of the negroes.”
“Watchfully he waited there -- curiously still, his head jutting forward loweringly from between his huge shoulders.”
Looking for tweets for loweringly.