Definition of coltishly in US English:

coltishly

adverb

  • See coltish

    • ‘Though nursing a cold, he is coltishly exuberant about his love for acting, discovering literature, his first big movie and New York - including the subways.’
    • ‘He is coltishly appealing, brave, leathery, and a West Pointer.’
    • ‘Instead of standing as if she were balancing a book on her head, she was knock-kneed and coltishly awkward.’
    • ‘You've just got off your flight to Delhi and, with the innocence and exuberance of a new-born lamb, you bound coltishly out into the street.’
    • ‘Critically acclaimed and coltishly adored, the album was recorded to the highest standards.’