Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a grand or lofty manner; greatly; splendidly; sublimely.

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

  • adverb In a grand manner.

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

  • adverb In a grand manner.
  • adverb To the greatest extent.

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

  • adverb in a grand manner

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Examples

  • Suleiman gestured grandly from the back of his little white stallion, pointing his crop at the crest.

    Sovereigns of the Sky

  • Suleiman gestured grandly from the back of his little white stallion, pointing his crop at the crest.

    Sovereigns of the Sky

  • The scale, after all, is not gigantic; but the light and shadow come in grandly at certain hours, throwing one side of the defile into brilliant sunshine and the other into profoundest gloom, with an effect never to be obtained in either Pfeffers or Trient.

    Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys

  • She thanked him nicely, but rather 'grandly' -- not at all as if she was not accustomed to lots of servants and attention, which I was pleased at.

    My New Home

  • Gisella called grandly to Otik, sweeping out through the open door.

    Stalling

  • Secretly, we have been hoping for a magic potion, the silver bullet, or an ancient secret witches 'chant, which in today's world is the catchy new phrase grandly announced on a radio talk show or TV interview by some self-styled expert in healthcare and available in his or her latest book.

    Deane Waldman: Healthcare Needs a Good, Old Fashioned Country Doctor, Part II of II

  • I wrote a blogpost called grandly "Why People Are Conservative" once, where I mentioned this very point, Pogo.

    Why are libertarians so interested in philosophy?

  • It's a stupid, unnecessary error to be proven impotent by lying so boldly and being wrong so grandly, which is what we did with our misbegotten invasion of Iraq.

    Hullabaloo

  • It's a stupid, unnecessary error to be proven impotent by lying so boldly and being wrong so grandly, which is what we did with our misbegotten invasion of Iraq.

    Hullabaloo

  • Gisella called grandly to Otik, sweeping out through the open door.

    Kendermore

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