Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a manner to affront; with effrontery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb obsolete Shamelessly.

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  • adverb obsolete shamelessly

Etymologies

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affronted +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "Aw, well," he began affrontedly, "it was the little way she said it --"

    Saturday's Child

  • "Well, if you'd found him as I did, I guess it would 'a' got on your nerves," the clerk said, affrontedly; he added under his breath that they could kill themselves all over the house, and he wouldn't lift a finger to stop 'em.

    The Iron Woman

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