adverb see moody

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  • Moodily — Mood i*ly (m[=oo]d [i^]*l[y^]), adv. In a moody manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moodily — moody ► ADJECTIVE (moodier, moodiest) 1) given to sudden bouts of gloominess or sullenness. 2) giving a melancholy or mysterious impression. DERIVATIVES moodily adverb moodiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • moodily — adverb in a moody manner in the bar, a youngish, sharp eyed man was staring moodily into a gin and tonic • Derived from adjective: ↑moody …   Useful english dictionary

  • moodily — See moody. * * * …   Universalium

  • moodily — adverb In a moody manner …   Wiktionary

  • moodily — mood·i·ly …   English syllables

  • moodily — See: moody …   English dictionary

  • moody — moodily, adv. moodiness, n. /mooh dee/, adj., moodier, moodiest. 1. given to gloomy, depressed, or sullen moods; ill humored. 2. proceeding from or showing such a mood: a moody silence. 3. expressing or exhibiting sharply varying moods;… …   Universalium

  • moody — mood|y [ˈmu:di] adj 1.) annoyed or unhappy ▪ Keith had seemed moody all morning. 2.) often changing quickly from being in a good temper to being in a bad temper = ↑temperamental ▪ a moody teenager ▪ Lewis was aggressive, eccentric, moody, and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • moody — [[t]mu͟ːdi[/t]] moodier, moodiest 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as moody, you mean that their feelings and behaviour change frequently, and in particular that they often become depressed or angry without any warning. David s mother was… …   English dictionary

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