Definition of malignly in US English:



  • See malign

    • ‘However, the other woman is not helping and is staring malignly at me.’
    • ‘But don't let them lurk deep in your soul's most secret crannies, malignly pulling strings and making you act out in absurd ways.’
    • ‘Though I have tried to weed them all out, some will remain, lurking malignly in the depths of inner parts.’
    • ‘What unites the tyrannical of this world is the human instinct to obey, and to conform, an instinct malignly exploited by evil leaders.’
    • ‘It is also the case that contemporary historians malignly reinvoke that tradition of extermination.’