Definition of mistrustfully in English:


Pronunciation /mɪsˈtrʌstf(ə)li//mɪsˈtrʌstfʊli/


  • See mistrustful

    • ‘‘Though the sun is high, it feels like night,’ he muttered, glancing mistrustfully at the river.’
    • ‘He closed all the programs and leant away from the computer mistrustfully as though it were its fault.’
    • ‘Although the cats eyed him mistrustfully, they popped out of the cramped cages with alacrity.’
    • ‘The secularists have their island and peer out mistrustfully at everyone else.’
    • ‘He nodded to the man behind the counter, who stopped briefly to take their order and eye them mistrustfully.’