Definition of pleadingly in English:

pleadingly

adverb

  • See plead

    • ‘Thomas looked at him pleadingly, but Brandon showed no mercy.’
    • ‘Her beautiful hazel eyes gazed pleadingly into his.’
    • ‘Jess sank down to her knees and looked at Lucky pleadingly.’
    • ‘He looked up, hopefully, pleadingly, for a spot kick, and instead saw a corner awarded.’
    • ‘Knowing not where to hide from shame, Momma looked pleadingly first at the woman and then at the two young men who had by now recognised him.’

Pronunciation

pleadingly

/ˈpliːdɪŋli/