Definitions

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  • adv. In a sultry manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a sultry manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a sultry manner; oppressively.

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

  • adv. in a sultry and sensual manner

Etymologies

sultry +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Serving perfectly prepared, fresh-juiced, hand-stirred or shaken classic cocktails and punches designed by a Milk & Honey vet, Raines is a sultrily lit, tin-ceiling subterranean sleeve marked only by a small plaque and doorbell -- which, like a freckled Girl Scout hawking Do-Si-Dos, you must ring to be admitted.

    Thrillist: Raines Law Room

  • Zoe Kravitz's ads for Alexander Wang's T fall campaign have dropped and after looking at the shots of the 21-year-old sultrily staring, we can safely ...

    Zoe Kravitz Models For Alexander Wang (PHOTOS)

  • Zoe Kravitz's ads for Alexander Wang's T fall campaign have dropped and after looking at the shots of the 21-year-old sultrily staring, we can safely say Kravitz has proved her modeling capabilities.

    Zoe Kravitz Models For Alexander Wang (PHOTOS)

  • The girls danced sultrily against and on top of chairs as some guys from the football team squirted water on them from the wings.

    Father Fiction

  • The spot introduces models A, B, C, and D standing up, gazing sultrily at the camera.

    Li Cornfeld: The Cup Size Choir: Lingerie Ads Go Musical

  • “I gave my man Trouble this Christmas,” she breathed, sultrily.

    The House at Sugar Beach

  • There's a part in Jesus is Magic where Sarah Silverman, trying to counter the stereotype that Jewish women aren't sexy, sultrily describes slipping into a slinky negligee, then breaks into a ridiculous, flailing "hoydel-doydel" song and dance.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Cat to perform in clothes which sultrily reveal her clockworks, so as to avoid Actual!

    April 6th, 2009

  • Its masked, caped vigilante is both Batman and Joker, nocturnal enigma and nimble trickster, the Count of Monte Cristo, Zorro, and the Phantom of the Opera tucked into one suavely tormented frame, the antihero's secret lair a gothic sanctuary equipped with its own Wurtlizer jokebox on which Julie London's Cry Me a River sultrily plays.

    The Red and the Black: James Wolcott

  • Tears come easily to me these days, as readily as brief and violent thunderstorms swell sultrily in late summer afternoons.

    bemymemory Diary Entry

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