Definition of forebodingly in US English:



  • See foreboding

    • ‘He added, forebodingly: ‘It is difficult to predict the motives of prosecutors and independent counsels who may in the future decide to pursue unwarranted charges based on [the War Crimes Act].’’
    • ‘‘I saw him watching me to see my reaction to everything,’ she says forebodingly.’
    • ‘I had pictured the place as nothing more than a few scattered farmhouses and a fence separating the highway from a faraway, forebodingly off-limits military base.’
    • ‘Too late for that, an inner voice told him forebodingly.’
    • ‘He laughed forebodingly and snapped his fingers.’