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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an ill-natured manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • She looked at her husband crossly
  • She snapped the word crossly, angry with herself for letting emotion show.
  • Diana called crossly after him.
  • "You mean I'm not wanted," said Alligator crossly. for more
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