Definition of promisingly in English:



  • See promising

    • ‘This year started promisingly for Tony Labbozzetta.’
    • ‘They began promisingly enough and twice eased in front in the early minutes, but they did no more than flatter to deceive and were a well beaten side long before the hour had run its course.’
    • ‘The afternoon began quite promisingly for York.’
    • ‘More to the point, why is it suddenly raining outside when I've just finished a load of washing that needs to dry and it was promisingly sunny and breezy an hour ago?’
    • ‘It was an anti-climactic end to a game which had begun promisingly with both sides threatening to break the deadlock inside the first few minutes.’