adverb see swank III

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  • swankily — See swanky. * * * …   Universalium

  • swankily — adverb In a swanky manner …   Wiktionary

  • swankily — swank·i·ly …   English syllables

  • swankily — kə̇lē, li adverb : in a swank manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • swanky — swankily, adv. swankiness, n. /swang kee/, adj., swankier, swankiest. elegant or ostentatious; swank. [1835 45; SWANK1 + Y1] Syn. stylish, chic, smart, fashionable. * * * …   Universalium

  • swank — I. intransitive verb Etymology: perhaps akin to Middle High German swanken to sway; akin to Middle Dutch swanc supple Date: 1708 show off, swagger; also boast 1 II. adjective Etymology: Middle Low German or Middle Dutch swanc supple; akin to Old… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • swankiness — See swankily. * * * …   Universalium

  • exquisitely — Synonyms and related words: abundantly, accurately, acutely, amazingly, amply, appealingly, astonishingly, attractively, awesomely, beauteously, beautifully, becomingly, bewitchingly, charmingly, chicly, comelily, conscientiously, conspicuously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • neatly — Synonyms and related words: ably, adeptly, adroitly, agilely, aptly, artfully, artistically, brilliantly, capably, chicly, cleverly, competently, cunningly, dapperly, dashingly, deftly, dexterously, dextrously, efficiently, elegantly, excellently …   Moby Thesaurus

  • swanky — adjective (swankier, swankiest) informal 1》 stylishly luxurious and expensive. 2》 inclined to show off. Derivatives swankily adverb swankiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

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