dankly
adverb see dank

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dankly — dank ► ADJECTIVE ▪ damp and cold. DERIVATIVES dankly adverb dankness noun. ORIGIN probably Scandinavian …   English terms dictionary

  • dankly — adverb : in a dank manner the cloth stuck dankly to their bodies Norman Mailer …   Useful english dictionary

  • dankly — See dank. * * * …   Universalium

  • dankly — adverb In a dank manner …   Wiktionary

  • dankly — adv. wetly, clammily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dankly — dank·ly …   English syllables

  • dank — dankly, adv. dankness, n. /dangk/, adj., danker, dankest. unpleasantly moist or humid; damp and, often, chilly: a dank cellar. [1350 1400; ME (adj. and n.), prob. < Scand; cf. dial. Sw dänka, Norw dynke moisten, c. ON dokk water hole] Syn. wet,… …   Universalium

  • dank — adjective Etymology: Middle English danke Date: 1573 unpleasantly moist or wet < a dank basement > Synonyms: see wet • dankly adverb • dankness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dankness — See dankly. * * * …   Universalium

  • clammily — adv. dankly, in a cold and damp manner …   English contemporary dictionary

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