musingly
adverb see musing II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Musingly — Mus ing*ly, adv. In a musing manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • musingly — adverb in a reflective manner It s funny about that bar, he said musingly • Derived from adjective: ↑musing …   Useful english dictionary

  • musingly — See musing. * * * …   Universalium

  • musingly — adverb In a musing manner …   Wiktionary

  • musingly — mjuːzɪŋlɪ adv. while pondering, thoughtfully, meditatively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • musingly — mus·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • musing — musingly, adv. /myooh zing/, adj. 1. absorbed in thought; meditative. n. 2. contemplation; reflection. [1350 1400; ME; see MUSE, ING2, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • whipping boy — {n. phr.} The person who gets punished for someone else s mistake. * / I used to be the whipping boy during my early days at the company, he musingly remembered./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • whipping boy — {n. phr.} The person who gets punished for someone else s mistake. * / I used to be the whipping boy during my early days at the company, he musingly remembered./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pensive — adjective Etymology: Middle English pensif, from Anglo French, from penser to think, from Latin pensare to ponder, frequentative of pendere to weigh more at pendant Date: 14th century 1. musingly or dreamily thoughtful 2. suggestive of sad… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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