Definitions

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  • adv. In a serpentine manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a serpentine manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a serpentine manner; serpentiningly.

Etymologies

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serpentine +‎ -ly

Examples

  • With the long, bony hands behind him, fingers twining and intertwining serpentinely about the handle of a little fan, and with the pointed chin resting on the breast of the yellow robe, so that the light from the lamp swinging in the centre of the ceiling gleamed upon the great, dome-like brow, this tall man paced sombrely from left to right.

    The Devil Doctor

  • With the long, bony hands behind him, fingers twining and intertwining serpentinely about the handle of a little fan, and with the pointed chin resting on the breast of the yellow robe, so that the light from the lamp swinging in the center of the ceiling gleamed upon the great, dome-like brow, this tall man paced somberly from left to right.

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

  • She was too much of a woman to run straight to her _je-le-veux, _ so long as she could wind thitherward serpentinely and by detour.

    Love Me Little, Love Me Long

  • "Perhaps if the duchess were deeply engaged in study he might have serpentinely glided through into the next room without her perceiving him.

    Prisoners Fast Bound In Misery And Iron

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