Definition of crossly in English:

crossly

adverb

  • See cross

    • ‘‘Surely men have a right to be present at the birth considering they are present at the conception,’ he piped up rather crossly.’
    • ‘‘Maybe see a psychiatrist as well!’ his wife said crossly as she walked out of the room.’
    • ‘Though she said it crossly, I know she was annoyed with me for doubting myself.’
    • ‘I offered to pick Zack up, so he could look from a higher vantage point but he crossly told me no.’
    • ‘‘But what I don't like is watching you flirt with other guys,’ he said crossly, his eyes darkening.’

Pronunciation

crossly

/ˈkrɒsli/