Definition of grovelingly in US English:



  • See grovel

    • ‘The new TV advert grovellingly asks us to ‘return to using rail’.’
    • ‘He was forced to grovellingly apologise.’
    • ‘The same speaker grovellingly agreed that guests of an Australian parliamentarian should be removed from the public gallery.’
    • ‘As he is a fictional character, there is no shame in your grovellingly subservient status.’
    • ‘Labour ministers have grovellingly offered the rise if, by some oversight, judges don't get exempted from new tax laws.’