woodenly
adverb see wooden

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Woodenly — Wood en*ly, adv. Clumsily; stupidly; blockishly. R. North. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woodenly — wooden ► ADJECTIVE 1) made of wood. 2) resembling or characteristic of wood. 3) stiff and awkward. DERIVATIVES woodenly adverb woodenness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • woodenly — adverb without grace; rigidly (Freq. 2) they moved woodenly • Syn: ↑ungraciously, ↑ungracefully, ↑gracelessly • Ant: ↑gracefully (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • woodenly — See wooden. * * * …   Universalium

  • woodenly — adverb In a wooden manner; clumsily or without animation …   Wiktionary

  • woodenly — adv. in a stubborn manner; with a frozen expression; in a stupid manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • woodenly — wood·en·ly …   English syllables

  • wooden — woodenly, adv. woodenness, n. /wood n/, adj. 1. consisting or made of wood; wood: a wooden ship. 2. stiff, ungainly, or awkward: a wooden gait. 3. without spirit, animation, or awareness. 4. dull or stupid. 5. indicating the fifth event of a… …   Universalium

  • gracelessly — adverb 1. without grace; rigidly they moved woodenly • Syn: ↑ungraciously, ↑ungracefully, ↑woodenly • Ant: ↑gracefully (for: ↑ungracefully), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ungracefully — adverb without grace; rigidly they moved woodenly • Syn: ↑ungraciously, ↑gracelessly, ↑woodenly • Ant: ↑gracefully, ↑graciously (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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