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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Acting as if one has done something wrong.

Usage examples (38)
  • The accused person looked guiltily at the accuser.
  • She blushed guiltily as she spoke
  • "I am going to be sick," she heard Dylan enunciate crisply behind her, and recalled guiltily that Dylan wasn't terribly good with heights.
  • The little group within the room started guiltily. for more
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