Definition of pryingly in English:

pryingly

adverb

  • See prying

    • ‘‘I believe you get the honor of renaming it then,’ Terelf said pryingly, ‘what will you name her?’’
    • ‘As she squatted on the floor, she looked round the house with an inquisitive gaze; she peered pryingly from corner to comer.’
    • ‘"Lauren, where are you going?" My mom asked pryingly, just as I was about to leave the door.’
    • ‘Or, these inseparable couples could be holding on for dear life, dangling just slightly above eye level so we look up at them pryingly, like equally helpless children.’
    • ‘Erica looked pryingly and Thomas began to tell her about most of the days events.’

Pronunciation

pryingly

/ˈprʌɪɪŋli/