guiltily guiltily

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in the manner of someone who has committed an offense

Usage(s):

  1. Occasionally, TV specials do dart guiltily into advanced culture, like the flashlights of burglars in the Metropolitan Museum.
  2. A lot of Americans are quietly, and guiltily, asking themselves that question this week, as Sept.
  3. Hours later she guiltily found it lying in a heap on the lawn.

News

  • ‘Smash and Grab’ Goes Inside the Pink Panthers

    A member of the crime ring known as the Pink Panthers. The insider’s level of detail that gives so many good crime movies their bite is also what makes the documentary “Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers” guiltily absorbing.
    on July 30, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. As for Iraq, Greenspan said that at the time of the invasion, he believed, like Bush, that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction "because Saddam was acting so guiltily trying to protect something."
    on Sep 16, 2007 By: Alan Greenspan Source: Washington Post

  2. "Even the worst cynics who were dismissive about her (Soha's) dramatic potential have conceded very gracefully and guiltily for pre-judging her," Bhatt said adding that Soha has given her finest performance in the film Tum Mile.
    on Nov 9, 2009 By: Mahesh Bhatt Source: India Today

  3. In 2005, Geldof wrote in The Guardian: "You can alter policy. The individual is not powerless in the face of either political indifference or monstrous human tragedy. Let me say it embarrassedly, cornily, almost guiltily. Let me say it without...
    on Nov 27, 2009 By: Bob Geldof Source: The Age

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