“I guess I got a little carried away in there,” I say guiltily.
If they had both suffered equally, reasoned the rude philosopher, it augured a quarrel not wholly or guiltily one-sided.
Miss Madeline watched him guiltily as he walked across the lawn.
My theory is that you have some really improper book wrapped in the paper, and that is why you so guiltily hide it from me.
In the silence that followed, they looked at each other, guiltily.
guiltily I handed the paper over to Stein, who turned back to the front page and started again from the beginning.
She dropped them guiltily as K. rose with the paper in his hand.
Then she had unfolded her plan of escape, disjointedly, guiltily, hopelessly.
"It was—well, it was Loosh—or—ah—Looshy" he admitted, guiltily.
Why one does not, guiltily or guiltlessly, claim other people's baggage, I do not know; but apparently it is not the custom.
Old English gyltig, from gylt (see guilt (n.)). Of conscience, feelings, etc., 1590s. Meaning "person who is guilty" is from 1540s. To plead not guilty is from 15c.; to plead guilty is 19c., though, as OED notes, "Guilty is technically not a plea, but a confession."