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- adv. In an uncouth manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rarely; elegantly.
- In an uncouth manner; oddly; strangely; awkwardly; clumsily.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an uncouth manner
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The big-bodied, white-skinned northern dweller, rude and ferocious, bellows his anger uncouthly and drives a gross fist into the face of his foe.
He was no more sober than the crowd above which he now towered -- a wild crowd, uncouthly garmented, every foot moccasined or muc-lucked , with mittens dangling from necks and with furry ear-flaps raised so that they took on the seeming of the winged helmets of the Norsemen.
He experienced a momentary pang of shame that he should walk so uncouthly.
But, nevertheless, blithering on uncouthly: regarding trespassing/squatting, empty structures are always posted (in my experience); it comes down to whether the owner, local police, and local courts all actually are prepared to enforce it.
I thought she spoke in a curious fashion, uncouthly, with a pronounced accent.
What ensued from the point when I stepped out of my father's house I can only report secondhand, as there was, after a short while, as I posed, a most uncouthly uproar that occasioned me to walk straight back into the room.
The sleepiest and shabbiest of soldiery go wandering about, with the double curse of laziness and poverty, uncouthly wrinkling their misfitting regimentals; the dirtiest of children play with their impromptu toys (pigs and mud) in the feeblest of gutters; and the gauntest of dogs trot in and out of the dullest of archways, in perpetual search of something to eat, which they never seem to find.
I donâ€ ™ t recall well-mannered former Republican Presidents acting so uncouthly.
“I donâ€ ™ t recall well-mannered former Republican Presidents acting so uncouthly.”
I tried uncouthly to imitate the tune to the ladies of the family at breakfast, and they say it is “the shadow dance of Dinorah.”
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