Definition of trustingly in US English:

trustingly

adverb

  • See trusting

    • ‘‘Don't worry, darling, it won't hurt a bit,’ trilled Elza mischievously, I looked at her, not entirely trustingly.’
    • ‘The recipe, which he trustingly didn't patent, has been widely imitated.’
    • ‘We tend to assume, trustingly, that chilled products are more like home-made food; they're somehow less tampered with, less additive-laden because they have a shorter use-by date and feel cool to the touch.’
    • ‘She smiled up at him, arms extended trustingly.’
    • ‘Tea and coffee making facilities were also available in the house, which he trustingly left open.’

Pronunciation

trustingly

/ˈtrəstiNGlē//ˈtrəstɪŋli/