Blandly Bland"ly, adv. In a bland manner; mildly; suavely. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • blandly — [[t]blæ̱ndli[/t]] ADV GRADED: ADV with v If you do something blandly, you do it in a calm and quiet way. Shouldn t you spend a little more time on it? Sylvia asked blandly... The nurse smiled blandly …   English dictionary

  • blandly — bland ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking strong features or characteristics and therefore uninteresting. 2) (of food or drink) lacking flavour or seasoning. DERIVATIVES blandly adverb blandness noun. ORIGIN Latin blandus soft, smooth …   English terms dictionary

  • blandly — adverb in a bland manner (Freq. 2) his blandly incompetent attempts • Derived from adjective: ↑bland …   Useful english dictionary

  • blandly — adverb see bland …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blandly — See bland. * * * …   Universalium

  • blandly — adverb In a bland manner …   Wiktionary

  • blandly — adv. mildly, benignly; in a nondescript manner, in a boring manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blandly — bland·ly …   English syllables

  • blandly — See: bland …   English dictionary

  • bland — blandly, adv. blandness, n. /bland/, adj., blander, blandest. 1. pleasantly gentle or agreeable: a bland, affable manner. 2. soothing or balmy, as air: a bland southern breeze. 3. nonirritating, as food or medicines: a bland diet. 4. not highly… …   Universalium

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