Definition of raptly in US English:



  • See rapt

    • ‘She offered a quick nod, and turned back to face the city, raptly staring at the steadily rising flames.’
    • ‘On the book's cover, we see Riel on that same hilltop, staring raptly into the sky.’
    • ‘Be prepared to sit down and listen raptly to the entire giddy production.’
    • ‘I was paying attention so raptly that I didn't even notice Chris come back in.’
    • ‘By the way they were all paying attention to him so raptly, I could tell he was the ringleader of the group.’