in a deliberately ambiguous or questionable way.
in a way that is doubtful in nature or of uncertain significance.

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Examples from the Web for equivocally

Historical Examples of equivocally

  • Do you dare to reply to me equivocally, when I have asked a positive answer?

    A Simple Story

    Mrs. Inchbald

  • "That's the worst of the medical profession," he added, equivocally.

    Stanford Stories

    Charles K. Field

  • "It is very late," replied the churlish landlord, equivocally.

    Ernest Maltravers, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • "I hope it may," said the physician, equivocally; and he changed the subject.

  • "And so long as thou doest good unto thyself, men will speak well of thee," said the Jew, equivocally.