Affrontingly \Af*front"ing*ly\, adv. In an affronting manner. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • affrontingly — adverb in an affronting manner …   Wiktionary

  • affrontingly — adv. offensively, insultingly, disrespectfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • affrontingly — affrontˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑affront …   Useful english dictionary

  • affront — affrontedly, adv. affrontedness, n. affronter, n. affrontingly, adv. /euh frunt /, n. 1. a personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display of disrespect; intentional slight; insult: an affront to the king. 2. an offense to one s… …   Universalium

  • affront — /əˈfrʌnt / (say uh frunt) noun 1. a personally offensive act or word; an intentional slight; an open manifestation of disrespect; an insult to the face: his disrespectful remark was meant as a deliberate affront to the king; some passages in the… …   Australian English dictionary

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