Definition of enigmatically in US English:

enigmatically

adverb

  • See enigmatic

    • ‘‘A few did drop off their twig,’ he replies enigmatically, when asked about suggestions that he has killed as many as 19 people.’
    • ‘His characters - enigmatically named Father and Daughter - are trapped in their tiny room not knowing whether speech or silence is their best option for escape.’
    • ‘When asked why he left India so early in his life, just after finishing school, he merely smiles and enigmatically questions: ‘Why did so many people of my generation leave India at that time.’’
    • ‘‘They are on their way home,’ our guide says, enigmatically.’
    • ‘Why is that clothing store named so enigmatically?’

Pronunciation

enigmatically

/ˌɛnɪɡˈmædək(ə)li//ˌeniɡˈmadək(ə)lē/