glowingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

glowing +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

glowingly (comparative more glowingly, superlative most glowingly)

  1. While giving off a glow.
    The spark hung there glowingly, then suddenly went out.
    • 1749, [John Cleland], “(Please specify the letter or volume)”, in Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure [Fanny Hill], London: [] G. Fenton [i.e., Fenton and Ralph Griffiths] [], OCLC 731622352:
      I lay stretching out, glowingly alive all over, and tossing with burning impatience for the renewal of joys that had sinned but in a sweet excess
  2. With enthusiastic praise.
    He praised her glowingly; it was enough to make her blush.