guiltily

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

guilty +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

guiltily (comparative more guiltily, superlative most guiltily)

  1. In a guilty manner; as if guilty.
    • 1907, Barbara Baynton, Sally Krimmer; Alan Lawson, editors, Human Toll (Portable Australian Authors: Barbara Baynton), St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, published 1980, page 262:
      Guiltily, from time to time, she took swift inquiring looks at Mina, who was dressed more carefully, and had fresh plaited her hair.