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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a proud and domineering manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • He treated his staff cavalierly
  • Adjective : an arrogant and cavalier attitude toward others. ,The very dignified officials were confused by his cavalier manner
  • Dr. Griffin cavalierly stated that all we needed to go back to the Moon "is a good map".
  • An Englishman appears to lack a twenty-dollar word, derived rather cavalierly from the Greek, to mean 'fear of snow'. for more
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