from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a fleering or mocking manner.

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

  • adverb In a fleering manner.

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

  • adverb In a fleering manner; scornfully; with derision.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

fleering +‎ -ly


  • It must be, then, that the husband who had treated her claims and pretensions so fleeringly would henceforth recognize her worth.

    Making People Happy

  • As he put it down, he saw and recognised us with a toss of one hand fleeringly above his head.

    Merry Men

  • Louis, who had been watching all with unmitigated satisfaction, answered fleeringly:

    If I Were King


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