Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a choleric manner.

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

  • adverb In a choleric manner; angrily.

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  • adverb In a choleric manner; angrily.

Etymologies

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choleric +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "I'm goin 'for young Walker of course; as for that other feller!" said she cholericly, "I was that sick of his stuttering and muttering, an 'holdin' his meetin's at Jimmeny's (we all know that that means free drinks), an 'after waitin' all my life fer it I'm not goin 'to cast the only vote that maybe I'll live to have, for a feller that buys his votes with grog.

    Some Everyday Folk and Dawn

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