Definition of guiltily in English:



  • See guilty

    • ‘Soon about fifty men stood around silently, looking at the body then looking away guiltily.’
    • ‘He bent guiltily and began re-tying his boots, a hurricane of fingers at work.’
    • ‘Once they were relaxed about being seen in the garden - now they skulk guiltily, scuttling off at the slightest noise or movement.’
    • ‘We taped the middle episode because it was on during something good, and we watched it guiltily before the third episode came on at the ungodly hour of ten.’
    • ‘I, too, am not exempt from guiltily indulging in an episode or more, despite my growing disgust with the whole thing.’