Definitions

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  • adv. In a shuffling manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a shuffling manner; with a shuffle. Especially
  • Undecisively; evasively; equivocatingly.

Etymologies

shuffling +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Just because they're slowly shufflingly on their way out death's door doesn't mean Grandma and Grandpa are worthless - they probably have loads of cash stuffed in a mattress somewhere!

    Jilly Gagnon: A Modest Proposal, or How to Use Wasted Resources...Like the Elderly!

  • Once or twice he even called Mr. Archer mysteriously forth into the dark courtyard, took him by the button, and laid a demonstrative finger on his chest; but there his ideas or his courage failed him; he would shufflingly excuse himself and return to his position by the fire without a word of explanation.

    Lay Morals

  • But, on the other part, the defendant shall be bound to furnish him with hay and stubble for stopping the caltrops of his throat, troubled and impulregafized, with gabardines garbled shufflingly, and friends as before, without costs and for cause.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • She thought herself a fond mother because she insisted on having her children with her, under her thumb, marking their devotion as a prisoner marks time with his feet, stupidly, shufflingly, advancing not

    Half Portions

  • She thought herself a fond mother because she insisted on having her children with her, under her thumb, marking their devotion as a prisoner marks time with his feet, stupidly, shufflingly, advancing not a step.

    One Basket

  • "Two beggar cronies," muttered Felipe, in Spanish, as he closed the door after they had vanished shufflingly into old Spooner's room.

    Frank Merriwell's Pursuit How to Win

  • In the Rector's study the labourer was speaking, standing shufflingly on the margin of the Turkey carpet.

    The Incomplete Amorist

  • There is no firm footstep heard amongst them as they shufflingly take their places.

    London's Underworld

  • At last there came down the broad stair and out into the court a figure in the habit of a monk, who hurried shufflingly across the stones to the grim row of brown-robed men.

    The Strong Arm

  • Mr. Smales uttered incoherent excuses, apologies, and thanks, and shufflingly escorted the lady to his shop-door.

    The Unclassed

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