Definition of takingly in US English:



  • See taking

    • ‘The Barry Hills-trained Turtle Island filly finished fourth in a decent maiden over six furlongs at Newmarket last October, running on takingly at the finish.’
    • ‘To the public, attractive advertisements were put out with a picture of gracefully clasped hands with a slight show of the feminine wrist; and to more effectively move the juvenile impulse to trade, the wrist is takingly adorned by a narrow band of black velvet ribbon strung with a single link.’