stiltedly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From stilted +‎ -ly.

Adverb[edit]

stiltedly (comparative more stiltedly, superlative most stiltedly)

  1. Stiffly, or in an unnatural manner
    • 1985 29 Aug, New Scientist, Vol. 107, No. 1471 p.50. TV programs reviews.
      It began with doggerel, spoken stiltedly by the quartet of presenters, who mocked what they had said but then continued to speak stiltedly throughout.