Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a musing way.

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

  • adverb In a musing manner.

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  • adverb In a musing manner.

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

  • adverb in a reflective manner

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Examples

  • Bertrand repeated the phrase musingly as if questioning with himself how much it might mean.

    The Rocks of Valpre

  • The girl sampled the name musingly, once or twice --

    The American Claimant

  • I can't make out -- "musingly," where she can have gone! not that she is just the company I desire.

    Wired Love A Romance of Dots and Dashes

  • Frederick musingly weighed the packet of them in his hand, as though to determine if any relation existed between the weight of paper and the sums of money represented on it.

    BY THE TURTLES OF TASMAN

  • She soothed the impatience of the hand on her cheek, and, almost absently, musingly scrutinizing it without consciously seeing it, turned it over and slowly kissed the palm.

    CHAPTER XXVII

  • He sat at the back of the room and looked very musingly at me all the way through [my presentation.]

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  • “So, farm boys are forceful kissers,” the prince said, musingly.

    Violet Eyes

  • “So, farm boys are forceful kissers,” the prince said, musingly.

    Violet Eyes

  • He said, musingly, By Connie you must mean Constance?

    The Dressmaker

  • He sat at the back of the room and looked very musingly at me all the way through [my presentation.]

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