dubiously dubiously

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a questionable and dubious manner
  2. (adv) in a doubtful manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Knowing his height might be a problemhe's dubiously listed at 1.
  2. Because Moody's and SP awarded them dubiously generous letter grades.
  3. Navy officials say the leaking oil that forced the San Antonio into port in Bahrain poses no safety threat to its crew a claim viewed dubiously by some sailors.

News

  • Contrary to report, Ryan Mathews not arrested

    While there were some dubiously sourced reports floating around the internet this morning, Chargers running back Ryan Mathews apparently has not been arrested. According to U-T San Diego, Mathews was not involved in an alleged bar fight. PFT has separately confirmed he was not arrested by the SDPD, and there’s also no indication of an arrest…
    on July 1, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk

Quotes

  1. "Having been pinned in the head by chuckers over 15 years, having been dubiously bowled first ball in a Test by a certain Sri Lankan bowler, having tried to bowl a decent ball myself with a straight arm, I've had more than enough of this aspect of...
    on Jul 11, 2006 By: Martin Crowe Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "The game was not decided by the way we played but by sheer luck. Both of Egypt's goals were scrappy and the second one was dubiously awarded. In the end we lost controversially but we are not cry babies and we must now focus on the next game. We...
    on Jan 26, 2004 By: Jonathan Moyo Source: AllAfrica.com

  3. "All those they are dubiously selling, we shall nationalise when we come in power. So all those that are buying these companies from them must know that next year, we are coming in power and when we come in power we shall re-nationalise all these...
    on Jan 15, 2010 By: Michael Sata Source: postzambia.com

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