mirthfully mirthfully

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a joyous manner

Usage(s):

  1. Li beams and mirthfully shadowboxes with the stunt guys, while Zhang Yimou can at long last call it a wrap.
  2. Most of the time bald, myopic, barrel-chested, spindly-legged Pnin wrestles mirthfully with his fate even though he loses most of the falls.
  3. Mantle starts the story mirthfully but finishes it regretfully.

News

  • Barnum profited from Springfield

    Newspapers of 1872 mirthfully referred to pickpockets as “the light fingered gentry.” And “as expected,” the Springfield Daily News reported in July of that year, gents of that gentry had “devoted themselves strictly to business” among the people who flocked to Springfield to see P.T. Barnum’s show. “One lady lost her port-monnaie (wallet) while doing some marketing on the street,” and Samuel ...
    on August 5, 2013     Source: Springfield News-Sun

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