Definition of inquisitively in English:

inquisitively

adverb

  • See inquisitive

    • ‘A tiny multicoloured parrot flew from shoulder to shoulder to peer at us inquisitively, while a small tame monkey searched for fleas in our hair.’
    • ‘You see, the ladies are quite fond of him - a few fans showed up at the store to inquisitively glance around for signs of his presence.’
    • ‘Yesterday I had the pleasure of spending 45 minutes with a beautiful woman, gazing inquisitively into my eyes.’
    • ‘I paused to watch, and a few minutes later, several monkeys emerged from the dense forest and came to sit on a piece of dead wood jutting into the water, eyeing me up inquisitively.’
    • ‘They apologise, smile and look at each other inquisitively.’

Pronunciation

inquisitively

/ɪnˈkwɪzɪtɪvli/