[kil-ing-lee] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for killingly

Historical Examples of killingly

  • I should not be able to say how killingly droll I found this.

    Years of My Youth

    William Dean Howells

  • He really is too killingly sweet when he makes love-- Oh, with the most knightly respect, my dear!

    The Record of Nicholas Freydon

    A. J. (Alec John) Dawson

  • Suddenly he sprang, leaping (so it seemed) clear from the canvas, and landed solidly (though not killingly) on Dempsey's jaw.

    Plum Pudding

    Christopher Morley

  • In the white cravat, with his dark tint of face, he was so killingly beautiful that she could not gaze at him sufficiently.

    Children of the Soil

    Henryk Sienkiewicz

  • He made himself so killingly funny that he was the envy and admiration of the whole mangy rabble.

    The Prince and The Pauper, Complete

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)