Definition of challengingly in US English:



  • See challenging

    • ‘She stares challengingly into the camera lens.’
    • ‘What is, on paper, a primarily interior experience, stumbles on film with a clunky visual style that remains merely literal instead of challengingly literary.’
    • ‘They don't bash their heads against the divider - they just splay their fins and the little ruff around their neck, and stare challengingly at one another.’
    • ‘And, more challengingly still, he wants the security response to take place ‘within rights’ rather than in opposition to them.’
    • ‘They gave a touch of delicate beauty to this challengingly inhospitable place.’