Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Laboriously.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • I always laborously hand- slice the rind in strips.

    January recipe: Seville orange marmalade

  • And the interviewer does not assist, she feeds me a few key questions and then listens, even as I once overrun her to finish a laborously train of thought.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • One rainy afternoon Cory came running to me with an orange paper snail he'd laborously worked on the entire morning, and half of the afternoon.

    Flowers In The Attic

  • I can see my older brothers in their tow-shirts that fell knee-length which was sometimes their only garment, toiling laborously under a cruel lash as the burning sun beamed down upon their backs.

    Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Ohio Narratives

  • Some weeks later it happened that Uncle Thomas, while paying us a flying visit, produced from his pocket a copy of the latest weekly, Psyche: a Journal of the Unseen; and proceeded laborously to rid himself of much incomprehensible humour, apparently at our expense.

    The Golden Age

  • Journal of the Unseen; and proceeded laborously to rid himself of much incomprehensible humour, apparently at our expense.

    The Golden Age

  • One rainy afternoon Cory came running to me with an orange paper snail he’d laborously worked on the entire morning, and half of the afternoon.

    Flowers in the Attic

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.