tartly

All Adverb
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  • He spoke somewhat tartly, as if an idea had just occurred to him. Cited from Mr. Bingle,by George Barr McCutcheon
  • He spoke tartly, as if not on good terms with himself or the world. Cited from Elster's Folly, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • "What would you call a good walk?" he asked a little tartly. Cited from Blacksheep! Blacksheep!, by Meredith Nicholson
  • "Why do you think I am not?" said the young lady a little tartly. Cited from Queechy, by Elizabeth Wetherell
  • The page a little tartly said that people might forget a deal within a decade. Cited from Chivalry, by James Branch Cabell
  • "I can't say that you've done much!" said he tartly. Cited from The Sign at Six, by Stewart Edward White
  • "Why should you be late?" said Lady Henry, tartly, as she turned away. Cited from Lady Rose's Daughter, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The Professor, looking more like a cross cherub than ever, gave his evidence tartly. Cited from The Green Mummy, by Fergus Hume
  • "What's the use of going over all that again?" she interrupted tartly. Cited from The White Moll, by Frank L. Packard
  • "Go in, go in!" she said tartly, but he saw there were tears in her eyes. Cited from The End of Her Honeymoon, by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • I am a little hot headed myself, and I answered him as tartly as he spoke to me. Cited from The Second William Penn, by William H. Ryus
  • "And much you've done to earn your food!" said the lady tartly. Cited from The Wreck of the Nancy Bell, by J. C. Hutcheson
  • "Then you're going to desert us?" came back the woman's voice, rather tartly. Cited from The Treasure-Train, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • "What makes you so out of breath?" she tartly asked. Cited from Elster's Folly, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • "Why don't you say 'I told you so' at once?" she said tartly. Cited from The Splendid Folly, by Margaret Pedler
  • Occasionally she would somewhat tartly assert that he was a regular old maid. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • "And what should make him think there was any doubt about mine?" said Constance tartly. Cited from Queechy, by Elizabeth Wetherell
  • "You mind your own business and do as you're told!" said Helena tartly. Cited from The Miracle Man, by Frank L. Packard
  • She answered tartly, that it being a fast-day, there was no flesh in the house. Cited from The Actress in High Life, by Sue Petigru Bowen
  • "Then how was it he did not succeed at first?" said Grace, tartly. Cited from Isabel Leicester, by Clotilda Jennings
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How tartly gets used

Meaning of tartly

  • adverb In a tart manner
    `Never mind your immortal soul,' she said tartly