- feeling or showing love; warmly affectionate; fond: loving glances.
Origin of loving
Examples from the Web for lovingly
There are lovingly tended flower beds along each road and surrounding every barrack.Afghanistan, We Hardly Knew You
December 8, 2014
Even the most mundane experiences seem extraordinary when lovingly rendered by Kalman.The Singular Artist of New Yorkistan
November 14, 2014
My sisters Rosa and Liz called it “the claw,” lovingly at times, and at other times I was not so sure.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’
April 8, 2014
Silk Road, lovingly nicknamed the Ebay of the online drug world was reportedly founded by Ulbricht in February 2011.Alleged Silk Road Kingpin Pleads Not Guilty, Says Hi to His Mom
Brian Ries, Abby Haglage
February 7, 2014
Andrew claims that he lacks feelings, but characters and events are lovingly—or obsessively—described.The Brain Man: What is E. L. Doctorow Up to?
January 13, 2014
"Yes," said Hilary lovingly as he unlocked the outer port side.Slaves of Mercury
Grannie was in the bar-room, and he broke it to her gently, tenderly, lovingly.The Manxman
"Samuel, you are a dear," said Myra, looking at him lovingly.
She kissed him so lovingly that it was just too much for him.Left at Home
Mary L. Code
One by one I have seen him relinquish them, holding to them lovingly to the last.The Love Affairs of an Old Maid
- feeling, showing, or indicating love and affection
Word Origin and History for lovingly
Old English lufenda (see love (v.)). Loving cup is attested from 1808. Lovingkindness was Coverdale's word.
Idioms and Phrases with lovingly
see tender loving care.