Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a wooden manner; stiffly; clumsily; awkwardly; without feeling or sympathy.

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

  • adverb Clumsily; stupidly; blockishly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a wooden manner; clumsily or without animation.

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

  • adverb without grace; rigidly

Etymologies

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wooden +‎ -ly

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