Definition of superciliously in US English:



  • See supercilious

    • ‘He looked at me skeptically and asked rather superciliously me if I had ever bartended.’
    • ‘He was looking at him strangely, slightly superciliously.’
    • ‘I just pursed my lips and smiled superciliously ahead, hoping my contempt would irritate him further.’
    • ‘He turned to glance at me and then superciliously smiled.’
    • ‘I can't decide whether he looks more like an officious schoolmaster superciliously lecturing a benighted student in a dean's cubicle or a supercilious politician officiously exhorting a benumbed crowd in a public square.’