Definition of callowly in US English:



  • See callow

    • ‘It was my first encounter with a particular kind of reality, which my religion, my upbringing, and the callowly romantic cast of my mind had declared obscene.’
    • ‘It begins by evoking the glamorous life of a young woman who lives happily if callowly in a cocoon of utter fabulousness.’
    • ‘Her physicality overwhelmed me and I was then callowly jealous by nature.’
    • ‘He smiled and callowly looked down for a moment.’
    • ‘Young and partially naive, I welcomed all experience and callowly ignored any hints of sudden insanity caused by rampant desire’