dourly dourly


  • (adv) in a sullen manner



  1. Drum-major in the band from whom the swaggering racket swelled, they said, was a skinny man from Vermont, and the big bass drum he so dourly thumped was called Prosperity.
  2. But at the Pentagon, Skybolt's critics dourly contended that the missile was 100 miles off target, said the test would not save Skybolt.
  3. The people were dourly suspicious and backslid into heathenry at the slightest excuse; the weather and the scenery were both melancholy.


  1. Test Out Your Best Recipe at Marin Country Mart's Annual Pie-Baking Contest

    Feeling extra American? Test your dough-rolling, filling-making, pie-assembling skills at the Marin Country Mart this Saturday for their third annual Pie Baking Contest. The ladies from Three Ba...
    on September 13, 2013     Source: SF Weekly Blogs


    How to Turn Up the Heat and Add Sex Appeal to Everyday Situations. Lunchtime discussion group tackles Janet Evanovich's “Two for the Dough.” Victoria Peace Green signs her children's book “Give Me Five for Fangs, Feathers and Faith!” Crime and Sci-Fi panel discussion 2 p.m. Aug. 18. Authors Joe McKinney, David Liss, Scot Von Doviak and Leonard Pierce talk about popular books and movies in the ...
    on September 12, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

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languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /