Definition of grippingly in US English:



  • See gripping

    • ‘The fiercely clever and passionate Syracuse University student's rite of passage into adulthood is grippingly told as she battles to join the sisterhood that eventually cruelly rejects her.’
    • ‘Because this play focuses on everyone's relationship with God, human foibles aren't as grippingly dramatized as they might be.’
    • ‘And when that hijack scene finally arrives, it really is terrific - a grippingly tense ordeal that unlocks a lot of pent-up energy in the movie itself.’
    • ‘It's grippingly paced, extremely well-structured, and chock full of spectacular explosions, monster fights, and other fantastic effects shots.’
    • ‘Visually, it is marvelous, and its racing scenes are grippingly realistic.’