sultrily
adverb see sultry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sultrily — Sul tri*ly, adv. In a sultry manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sultrily — See sultry. * * * …   Universalium

  • sultrily — adverb In a sultry manner …   Wiktionary

  • sultrily — sul·tri·ly …   English syllables

  • sultrily — adverb in a sultry and sensual manner the belly dancer mover sensually among the tables • Syn: ↑sensually • Derived from adjective: ↑sultry, ↑sensual (for: ↑sensually) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sultry — sultrily, adv. sultriness, n. /sul tree/, adj., sultrier, sultriest. 1. oppressively hot and close or moist; sweltering: a sultry day. 2. oppressively hot; emitting great heat: the sultry sun. 3. characterized by or associated with sweltering… …   Universalium

  • sensually — adverb in a sultry and sensual manner the belly dancer mover sensually among the tables • Syn: ↑sultrily • Derived from adjective: ↑sultry (for: ↑sultrily), ↑sensual …   Useful english dictionary

  • sultry — adjective (sultrier; est) Etymology: obsolete English sulter to swelter, alteration of English swelter Date: 1594 1. a. very hot and humid ; sweltering < a sultry day > b. burning hot ; torrid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sultriness — See sultrily. * * * …   Universalium

  • sultry — [ sʌltri] adjective (sultrier, sultriest) 1》 (of the weather) hot and humid. 2》 (of a woman) displaying or suggesting a strongly sexual nature. Derivatives sultrily adverb sultriness noun Origin C16: from obs. sulter swelter …   English new terms dictionary

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