Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a recumbent manner or posture.

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  • adverb In a recumbent manner; while lying down.

Etymologies

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recumbent +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The paper-pad will be found most useful to travelling writers who use ink, and those authors whom gout, or some other respectable ailment, compels to work recumbently in bed or on sofa.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 99, July 12, 1890

  • However, even folks in perfect health (who want to stay that way, at least) may find they prefer to use their laptops while relaxing recumbently for working, surfing or whatever.

    GigaOM Network

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