Definition of spinelessly in US English:

spinelessly

adverb

  • See spineless

    • ‘She couldn't believe she had behaved so spinelessly.’
    • ‘They accuse Schröder of spinelessly orienting policy according to headlines in the tabloid-style Bild, Germany's most widely read newspaper.’
    • ‘He was famous for his shouting matches, but also for standing up to the House Un-American Activities Committee when most producers spinelessly caved in.’
    • ‘But to speak with humility does not mean that I speak spinelessly.’
    • ‘No, I am spinelessly, gutlessly, violently terrified of flying.’

Pronunciation

spinelessly

/ˈspaɪnləsli//ˈspīnləslē/