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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a stupid manner.

Usage examples (6)
  • • Obama is doltishly called a "racist" with "a deep-seated hatred for white people" by beer
  • They could not hear, but could imagine, and they stared at her doltishly.
  • In the transport of his indignation, he resolved not doltishly to be thus outwitted to his ruin.
  • "Mobsters" is typical communist slapstick, all polka accordions and Tetris dancing, perfectly representing the brainless ineptitude of the film's doltishly-dense bad guys. for more
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