Definition of vacantly in English:

vacantly

adverb

  • See vacant

    • ‘In Oban's featureless tea rooms, elderly coach-trippers write cheerful messages on damp postcards or stare vacantly at cars disembarking from the ferries.’
    • ‘Glassy-eyed voters will nod their heads vacantly.’
    • ‘Tanya shrugged vacantly, and changed the subject.’
    • ‘I stare vacantly at my computer, not really seeing anything.’
    • ‘I finished what I was doing and went to join the jollity, sitting in a corner, smiling vacantly.’

Pronunciation

vacantly

/ˈveɪk(ə)ntli/