One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1In a manner resulting from or betraying anger.‘workers reacted angrily to the announcement’
- ‘In one of the film's most powerful scenes, Rose angrily hits him on the forehead with a hairbrush.’
- ‘I particularly enjoyed the scene where Mitchum angrily dances one of Hayworth's would-be suitors right out of the bar.’
- ‘The host storms out angrily, effectively ending the party.’
- ‘The managing editor responded by telephoning the publisher and yelling at him angrily during the conversation.’
- ‘Imagine doing this every single night for hundreds of people who are all angrily asking why it's taking so long.’
- ‘He explains angrily that the association, which is run by a large bank, has mandated the pay cut.’
- ‘I had letters from him at the time, sputtering angrily at how stupid she was.’
- ‘One artist, a young woman, angrily lectured a group of journalists, including myself.’
- ‘She is confronted by a passerby who angrily informs her that the antiwar protests are staged.’
- ‘He angrily denies a series of charges that no one has ever made.’
- 1.1 Stormily or threateningly.‘the sky was black and thundered angrily’
- ‘She watched a muscle in Jackson's jaw twitch angrily.’
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