leadenly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

leaden +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

leadenly (comparative more leadenly, superlative most leadenly)

  1. In a leaden manner.
    • 2008 February 9, Ben Brantley, “An Indomitable Diva Played by, Well, an ...”, in New York Times[1]:
      The post-hippie urban style of 1970 comes across as so leadenly soggy that it’s beyond sending up.