Definition of staringly in English:

staringly

adverb

  • 1With a stare; with eyes wide open; in such a manner as to stare.

  • 2Specifically. With reference to perturbation or mental disturbance: wildly, frantically. Now somewhat rare.

  • 3So evidently or obviously as to ‘stare one in the face’; glaringly; palpably.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Claudius Hollyband (fl. 1573–1583), linguist and writer. From staring + -ly.

Pronunciation

staringly

/ˈstɛːrɪŋli/