beamingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

beaming +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

beamingly (comparative more beamingly, superlative most beamingly)

  1. In a beaming way, or while beaming.
    • 1916, Boyd Cable, “A Benevolent Neutral”, in Action Front[1]:
      “Some pitchin’, Loo-tenant,” he panted beamingly, stepping back into shelter.
    • 1961, Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land, New York: Avon, Part Five, Chapter 35, p. 377,[2]
      [] Tony [] scowled until he saw who was with Miriam, then was beamingly proud to show off his workshop []