Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a supercilious manner; haughtily; with an air of contempt.
- adv. In a supercilious manner.
- adv. with a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner
- supercilious + -ly (Wiktionary)
“What will you prefer? an English work? or "-- superciliously --" perhaps”
“Wilson, who should have been more embarrassed than he was, conceded that Findley was correct — but added, superciliously, that he had forgotten more law than Findley had ever learned.”
“She sniffed superciliously and gave me the change in small silver, and I had my revenge by biting and ringing every piece of it.”
“He basically shrugged his shoulders in response to the spill, and very superciliously noted that "getting our sources of energy has risks," then bloodlessly reminded us of the 29 miners in West Virginia who recently perished.”
“His head was a might puny, superciliously tiny and just outright dinky.”
“I try not to treat people badly, nor to superciliously condemn them on the basis of some ancient myth or other.”
“I just wanted to back up my assertion that left bloggers were superciliously writing such things.”
“Far from feeling contrite toward Argentina, U.S. diplomats treated the Valenzuela episode rather flippantly and superciliously.”
“Somewhat superciliously, Pershing added, "Well, surprise, surprise, surprise, the rest of the world doesn't want to do it that way.”
“Oliver knew at once that he'd made a serious mistake when he heard Joanie superciliously call her mother 'Mona', and saw her frostily repel Mona's attempt at an embrace, but with worldly civility he ignored the awkward moment and swept everyone into the drawing-room for a drink before food.”
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