Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a manner denoting possession.

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

  • adverb In a possessive manner.

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  • adverb in a possessive manner

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  • adverb in a possessive manner

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Examples

  • Baby Stefàni was strong like his wife; a point he realized when he put his index finger in the curve of her miniscule fist and she promptly gripped it possessively.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Baby Stefàni was strong like his wife; a point he realized when he put his index finger in the curve of her miniscule fist and she promptly gripped it possessively.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Baby Stefàni was strong like his wife; a point he realized when he put his index finger in the curve of her miniscule fist and she promptly gripped it possessively.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • His hands were still on me, resting possessively on my stomach, I realized, and I sucked in my breath sharply.

    Skipping a Beat

  • Baby Stefàni was strong like his wife; a point he realized when he put his index finger in the curve of her miniscule fist and she promptly gripped it possessively.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • His hands were still on me, resting possessively on my stomach, I realized, and I sucked in my breath sharply.

    Skipping a Beat

  • His hands were still on me, resting possessively on my stomach, I realized, and I sucked in my breath sharply.

    Skipping a Beat

  • “Mumm, mumm,” murmured the child possessively clutching his empty milk bottle.

    Sunset in the Hills

  • One gloved hand was linked through hers possessively.

    Brush of Darkness

  • After making sure the hallway was empty, Drew held the door open, allowing her to step out first, his big hand possessively touching her back.

    Healing the Highlander

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