Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In such a manner as to show or confer favor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a favoring way.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

favoring +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The others who had left would be ashamed, and Brightly Go would smile favoringly on him.

    Shopgirls

  • The others who had left would be ashamed, and Brightly Go would smile favoringly on him.

    Midworld

  • The others who had left would be ashamed, and Brightly Go would smile favoringly on him.

    Midworld

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