adverb see gaunt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gauntly — Gaunt ly, adv. In a gaunt manner; meagerly …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gauntly — gaunt ► ADJECTIVE 1) lean and haggard, especially through suffering, hunger, or age. 2) (of a place) grim or desolate in appearance. DERIVATIVES gauntly adverb gauntness noun. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • gauntly — See gaunt. * * * …   Universalium

  • gauntly — adv. in a thin and haggard manner, in an emaciated manner; bleakly, desolately, grimly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gauntly — gaunt·ly …   English syllables

  • gauntly — adverb (sometimes er/ est) : in a gaunt manner : with a gaunt appearance …   Useful english dictionary

  • gaunt — gauntly, adv. gauntness, n. /gawnt/, adj., gaunter, gauntest. 1. extremely thin and bony; haggard and drawn, as from great hunger, weariness, or torture; emaciated. 2. bleak, desolate, or grim, as places or things: a gaunt, windswept landscape.… …   Universalium

  • gaunt — adjective Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century 1. excessively thin and angular < a long gaunt face > 2. barren, desolate Synonyms: see lean • gauntly adverb • gauntness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gauntness — See gauntly. * * * …   Universalium

  • haggardly — adv. gauntly, with a drawn and haggard appearance …   English contemporary dictionary

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