Definition of doubtingly in US English:



  • See doubting

    • ‘When told that the Indian guide had lost his way, Hawkeye doubtingly asked what tribe he belonged to.’
    • ‘Doubtingly, the landlord said he was not sure whether his lordship was well enough to travel - a comment that was immediately contradicted.’
    • ‘They speak doubtingly, pray doubtingly, go about day after day in doubt.’
    • ‘Dr. Reeves, one of the experimenters in this project, spoke doubtingly of the effectiveness of such efforts.’
    • ‘I looked at him doubtingly, and he said, "Go on, read it!"’