Definition of reproachfully in US English:

reproachfully

adverb

  • See reproachful

    • ‘Two women walking past started and glanced my way reproachfully.’
    • ‘Eli looked at Tim reproachfully as the two joined the stream of teens heading for the doors.’
    • ‘Then there are always the enormous old classics that you haven't got around to reading and that are staring at you reproachfully from the shelf, like the rest of Dickens or the rest of Balzac.’
    • ‘Just below, a freshly skinned ox head, looking chillingly alive, stares reproachfully at the viewer.’
    • ‘He circled me and I kept my eye reproachfully on him watching for his first movement.’

Pronunciation

reproachfully

/rəˈprōCHfəlē/