embarrassingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

embarrassing +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

embarrassingly (comparative more embarrassingly, superlative most embarrassingly)

  1. In an embarrassing manner.
    He stumbled embarrassingly about the dance floor.
  2. To the point of embarrassment; to an extreme or bewildering degree.
    He soon became not merely tipsy, but embarrassingly drunk.
    He was presented with an embarrassingly long list of options.
  3. Causing embarrassment.
    Embarrassingly to me, my companion soon got drunk.