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  • adv. In an amusing manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an amusing manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an entertaining and amusing manner


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  • Ivanisevic speaks in amusingly mangled English, his head-spinning self-analysis and rich baritone enhancing the comedic effect. - Ivanisevic achieves 'dream'

  • Free Press (or its lobbying arm, the Free Press Action Fund) convenes national media reform conferences; encourages laws and regulations that aim to increase the role of public media and reduce that of the commercial media; and coins amusingly infantile slogans like "Net neutrality: the First Amendment of the Internet."

    The Full Feed from

  • Brigstocke's Wikipedia article features a photo of the idiot smiling smugly and sticking two fingers up, "amusingly".


  • Speaking as an editor of many years standing, I have long ceased to be amazed at the number of scientists who start out their articles with that opening sentence sometimes slightly "amusingly" amended from Pride and Predjudice, clearly thinking they are being frightfully original.

    Strong opinions

  • As the appropriator of his own he didn't so much want to brand him as -- just more "amusingly" even, if one would. -- to make out, perhaps, with intelligent help, how such a man, in such a relation, _could_ come to tread such a path: which was exactly the interesting light that Winch's curiosity and sympathy were there to assist him to.

    The Finer Grain

  • Frank as the kind of amusingly blinkered presence you want around. - News

  • Slumdog Millionaire; written by Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy from Aron Ralston's book which is, kind of amusingly, called

    NPR Topics: News

  • But, aside from setting the Republican double standard in concrete for all to see, Rice’s remarks are kind of amusingly pathetic.

    Obamaleezza Rice: Angry Black Nationalist Radical « Lean Left

  • Bloglily – I do indeed think Mr Bloglily would be entertained by it, given after all how amusingly similar our husbands are in many ways.

    Does It Make Sense? « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Still, I'd hate to miss these three actors in these roles -- or the troupe when they amusingly dissect acting styles in a marvelous moment.

    Michael Giltz: Theater Reviews: Lombardi Scores a Field Goal; La Bete Better for Actors


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