Definition of subversively in English:

subversively

adverb

  • See subversive

    • ‘These voting procedures could subversively affect the outcome of the race in Minnesota.’
    • ‘Others, as conductors on the Underground Railroad, were more directly and subversively involved in securing freedom for slaves.’
    • ‘So now we knew how to be professional but we also remembered how to be subversive, subversively female, subversively feminine.’
    • ‘About twenty years ago a scholar rather subversively wondered aloud at an academic conference, ‘Why is Contemporary Scholarship so Enamored of Ancient Heretics?’’
    • ‘The male actors, rather subversively though, even changed their genders, as if to destabilise the rigid distinction ingrained in the reconstruction of male and female bodies.’

Pronunciation

subversively

/səbˈvəːsɪvli/