churlishly
adverb see churlish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Churlishly — Churl ish*ly, adv. In a churlish manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • churlishly — churlish ► ADJECTIVE ▪ rude, mean spirited, and surly. DERIVATIVES churlishly adverb churlishness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • churlishly — adverb in a churlish manner the store owner treated his customers churlishly • Syn: ↑surlily • Derived from adjective: ↑surly (for: ↑surlily), ↑churlish …   Useful english dictionary

  • churlishly — See churlish. * * * …   Universalium

  • churlishly — adverb In a churlish manner …   Wiktionary

  • churlishly — adv. rudely; in the manner of an uneducated peasant (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • churlishly — churl·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • churlish — churlishly, adv. churlishness, n. /cherr lish/, adj. 1. like a churl; boorish; rude: churlish behavior. 2. of a churl; peasantlike. 3. niggardly; mean. 4. difficult to work or deal with, as soil. [bef. 1000; ME cherlish, OE ceorlisc. See CHURL,… …   Universalium

  • surlily — adverb in a churlish manner the store owner treated his customers churlishly • Syn: ↑churlishly • Derived from adjective: ↑surly, ↑churlish (for: ↑churlishly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • churlish — adjective Date: before 12th century 1. of, resembling, or characteristic of a churl ; vulgar 2. marked by a lack of civility or graciousness ; surly 3. difficult to work with or deal with ; intractable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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