Definition of suspiciously in US English:

suspiciously

adverb

  • 1With a cautious distrust or suspicion of someone or something.

    ‘"What's going on?" I asked suspiciously’
    ‘women have been eyed suspiciously by the Party’
    • ‘I looked at her suspiciously.’
    • ‘She eyed her lovely young hostess suspiciously.’
    • ‘The old man sat down again and glared suspiciously at the frightened boy.’
    • ‘He is viewed suspiciously by his superior.’
    • ‘"What are you talking about?" Jason asked suspiciously.’
    1. 1.1 In a way that arouses suspicion or distrust.
      ‘he was arrested after behaving suspiciously’
      ‘the group was suspiciously quiet about their activities’
      • ‘Residents should keep an eye out for strangers acting suspiciously in their areas.’
      • ‘He was arrested after behaving suspiciously and apparently assaulting an ambulance crew trying to help him.’
      • ‘The scene looks suspiciously like a last-minute addition.’
      • ‘The announcement is suspiciously convenient in its timing.’
      • ‘His father has been suspiciously missing since the accident.’

Pronunciation

suspiciously

/səˈspiSHəslē//səˈspɪʃəsli/