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  • adv. In a disagreeable manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a disagreeable manner; unsuitably; offensively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a disagreeable manner or degree; unsuitably; unpleasantly; offensively.

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

  • adv. in a disagreeable manner


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  • “Now who could that be?” asked Estelle disagreeably.

    Shortcut Man

  • In an age and culture where women largely fell all over themselves to lap up the very small amount of approval that was smeared on the concrete by the soles of the feet of powerful capitalists, patriarchs, and run-of-the-mill priests, Barr stepped up to irritate and insist instead that the owners of those feet kiss her very large, dynamic, and disagreeably combatant ass.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Martin did the honors and congratulated both of them in language so easy and graceful as to affect disagreeably the peasant-mind of his sister's lover.

    Chapter 29

  • My interpretation differs so we will have to agree to disagree, hopefully not disagreeably.

    Matthew Yglesias » American Public Prepared to Support Israel in Endless War With Arabs

  • You never would have known that they had just come off a disagreeably turbulent prop-plane flight from Syracuse.

    An Eclectic Quartet With Élan

  • 'I want my wife,' reiterated Bentham hoarsely, the intonation savoring disagreeably of ownership.


  • Arthur and Norman, he found, believed in evolution and had read Spencer, though it did not seem to have made any vital impression upon them, while the young fellow with the glasses and the mop of hair, Will Olney, sneered disagreeably at Spencer and repeated the epigram, "There is no god but the Unknowable, and Herbert Spencer is his prophet."

    Chapter 13

  • They also brought to mind the rather nervy and, at times, disagreeably scolding noises about "Britishness" made by Labour government ministers and by Gordon Brown in the period after 7/7.

    Tower Hamlets: Labour's unity pitch

  • She scarcely noted the rhythm otherwise, except when it became too pompous, at which moments she was disagreeably impressed with its amateurishness.

    Chapter 14

  • Be sure that the boiling water is first poured upon the spaghetti, as otherwise it will be disagreeably sticky.

    Jack London's Recipes: An Insight Into Jack's Dietary Habits


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