Definition of mordantly in US English:



  • See mordant

    • ‘When the songs are at their wittiest, they are sharply and mordantly so.’
    • ‘In her 80s and as mordantly witty as ever, she published her 22nd novel, The Finishing School, earlier this year.’
    • ‘She can be mordantly funny and exactingly precise in recounting her friends’ and her own credulity.’
    • ‘‘Sure, Eileen, whatever you want,’ I said mordantly.’
    • ‘Moody and mordantly funny on the air, McEnroe has a restless mind that seems never to stop turning.’