animatedly animatedly


  • (adv) in an animated manner


  1. As custom demands, the two grip each other's hands and shake them animatedly before the cameras.
  2. On the dusty church verandah, Jinjinian animatedly narrates the tale of her mother's escape from Turkey after her grandparents were killed.
  3. I noticed the driver was talking animatedly, and as I carefully passed him, I could see he was holding a cell phone to his ear.


  • MONTGOMERY: Three new township police officers sworn in

    MONTGOMERY — The courtroom was packed last Thursday night — proud moms and dads sat tall in their blue chairs, friends and siblings chattered animatedly and girlfriends sat by, ready to give their congratulations via hugs and kisses.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Princeton Packet


  1. "Brown spoke animatedly about what France was saying - no to everything," Clare Short recalled in her memoir of the days leading up to the invasion.
    on Jun 28, 2007 By: Clare Short Source:

  2. Alistair Graham, Norris's solicitor and head of litigation at White & Case, said: "It'sa circus. Countless lawyers are animatedly discussing the key points of this case and awaiting the hearing with great excitement. Some of them seem to have...
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Alistair Graham Source: Times Online

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