Definition of cavernously in US English:

cavernously

adverb

  • See cavernous

    • ‘He turned to the dog, who yawned cavernously and pounded the floor with his tail.’
    • ‘Every sound was amplified by the metal floor and the cavernously high steel ceiling.’
    • ‘Carl yawns cavernously, making sure everyone within a ten foot radius catches a glimpse of his tonsils.’
    • ‘The press conference convened on Tuesday at the cavernously empty Fed Hall.’
    • ‘They have inevitably eaten onions recently and are related to those people who sit directly in front of you in a cavernously, echoingly, empty movie theater.’