Definition of languidly in US English:



  • See languid

    • ‘The trees across the river flapped about in the rising wind, their broad leaves languidly enfolding one another, and then the blessed rain came.’
    • ‘He swayed through gaps languidly, gliding into space.’
    • ‘The days are spent writing music, swimming and reading while Dominic works in his studio, the evenings spent languidly in his arms in the warm evening air.’
    • ‘She languidly draws herself up to a sitting position.’
    • ‘He is still a charming talker who looks you straight in the eye as he languidly spins out his stories about growing up in Mexico, which he considers his spiritual home.’