belligerently

All Adverb
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  • Jack got up again, but this time he towered belligerently above her. Cited from The Lookout Man, by B. M. Bower
  • The old doctor thrust his under jaw out more belligerently than ever, while turning his answer over in his mind. Cited from The Stolen Singer, by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  • "Is he going to sleep in your bed?" she demanded belligerently. Cited from The Breaking Point, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Casey whirled belligerently upon the man who had walked quietly up behind him. Cited from The Trail of the White Mule, by B.M. Bower
  • "Well, what have you got to say?" she demanded, belligerently. Cited from The Double Life Of Mr. Alfred Burton, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • "Begin to promote order with disorder and where will you end?" he inquired, belligerently. Cited from Over the Pass, by Frederick Palmer
  • Anti-establishment and belligerently individualistic, she is difficult to get along with.
  • He speaks of the French as more belligerently inclined than the United States. Cited from Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2, by Thomas de Quincey
  • The girl's low voice lifted itself belligerently. Cited from Little Miss By-The-Day, by Lucille Van Slyke
  • He squared his shoulders, sniffed the air belligerently, and said he would take the matter in his own hands. Cited from Castle Craneycrow, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • "And who could they see that would do them more good?" demanded Mrs. Diamantstein belligerently. Cited from Little Citizens, by Myra Kelly
  • The headlights played upon two men standing belligerently in front of the roadster. Cited from Blacksheep! Blacksheep!, by Meredith Nicholson
  • A form which he did not recognize rushed up out of the darkness and confronted the three belligerently. Cited from Rowdy of the Cross L, by B. M. Bower
  • Quirk flung down his saw and advanced belligerently around the hull of the boat. Cited from The Winds of Chance, by Rex Beach
  • "I can't help folks talking to me, can I?" demanded the boy, belligerently. Cited from The Enchanted Canyon, by Honore Willsie Morrow
  • "Don't see what there is so queer in being good!" returned Ellen belligerently. Cited from Joyce's Investments, by Fannie E. Newberry
  • "Say, what's the trouble here!" demanded one American belligerently. Cited from Young Engineers in Arizona, H. Irving Hancock
  • Frank was a big, square, burly man who went his way surely, confidently, though a little belligerently. Cited from Green Valley, by Katharine Reynolds
  • Hughes was infamous for belligerently giving orders to troops and their officers.
  • The old man started and stood upright, squaring his thin shoulders belligerently. Cited from The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle, by Laura Lee Hope
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Meaning of belligerently

  • adverb With hostility; in a belligerent hostile manner
    he pushed her against the wall belligerently