lustily

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lusty +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

lustily ‎(comparative more lustily, superlative most lustily)

  1. In a lusty manner: vigorously, loudly, enthusiastically; lasciviously.
    • 1711, Jonathan Swift, Journal to Stella, Letter XXXVIII, p. 236:
      […] I walked lustily in the park by moonshine till eight, to shake off my dinner and wine; […]
    • 1908, Arthur M. Winfield, The Rover Boys on the Farm, Ch. XIX, p. 151:
      Then, while some of the others gathered around the girl played "Waiting for the Wagon," "Aunt Dinah's Quilting Party," and a number of other favorites, and these the crowd sang lustily.
    • 1991, Lee Maracle, Sundogs, p. 34:
      Momma, Monique, and Paula retreat to a corner of the kitchen while the main party, including old Johnny who has winked lustily at Momma's backside all night long, stays behind in the living room…