Definition of stonily in US English:

stonily

adverb

  • See stony

    • ‘The entire room continued to stare stonily at me while Wanda nodded encouragingly.’
    • ‘He avoided the fat man's searching squint, kept his eyes fixed stonily on the water.’
    • ‘Within in two minutes, only Morgana and Violet remained in the garden, mother and daughter staring stonily at each other across the few feet that separated them.’
    • ‘The boy remained silent, staring at him stonily.’
    • ‘I didn't reply, and continued to stare stonily ahead.’

Pronunciation

stonily

/ˈstōnəlē/