twiningly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

twining +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

twiningly ‎(comparative more twiningly, superlative most twiningly)

  1. So as to twine.
    • 1857, Frances Milton Trollope, The widow Barnaby (page 238)
      The cap she selected for the occasion was one which owed almost all its Barnabian grace to a very magnificent wreath of crimson roses, which ran twiningly and caressingly round the front of it []