Definition of cheerlessly in English:



  • See cheerless

    • ‘He regarded the entire game cheerlessly.’
    • ‘The President slumped cheerlessly into the leather-clad chair facing his desk.’
    • ‘Notable and new, to me at least, was the spectacle of matronly gents dressing up as their mothers, aunties and schoolmarms in dowdy conservative outfits, cheerlessly dispensing disapproval over all.’
    • ‘Herman smiled cheerlessly, ‘and it's just beginning too.’’
    • ‘He replied cheerlessly, scarred hands slipping into his pockets humbly.’