Definitions

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  • adv. In a semiserious manner.

Etymologies

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semiserious +ā€Ž -ly

Examples

  • Larry was nervous when Terisa began semiseriously dating somebody outside the group.

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  • We're thinking semiseriously about alternatives around here.

    Pride in the Name of Kid

  • Today virtually all big U.S. corporations have compliance officers, and many take their anti-corruption mission at least semiseriously.

    The End Of Swag?

  • (To anyone who's familiar with Mr. Malkovich's speech patterns, they are instantly recognizable and eerily effective; his hesitations alone are rivaled only by Jeff Goldblum's.) "Beowulf" deserves to be taken semiseriously; its eye candy is mixed with narrative fiber and dramatic protein.

    Old English Goes

  • She reached across the table, semiseriously nudging Desi to get up.

    BLIND AMBITIONS

  • So Norton semiseriously got in Rankin's face for being too cute.

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  • Maybe my eyes are overly sensitive because Iā€™m semiseriously sleep deprived?

    Famous

  • "Since September was considering it semiseriously, the teacher did likewise.

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