meanly : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • r  in a nasty ill-tempered manner
  • r  in a despicable, ignoble manner
    this new leader meanly threatens the deepest values of our society
  • r  poorly or in an inferior manner
    troops meanly equipped
  • r  in a miserly manner
    they lived meanly and without ostentation

  • Beneath a nobly domed forehead, pale eyes glared out from a meanly featured face.
  • He has historically been a rabid Eagles fan, if he had been meanly mouthed about the Steelers, there would have been no respect anywhere.
  • Even with the 40% increase in pay ordered by the government last year, the workers of Generalissimo Francisco Fran co's Spain remained the most meanly paid in Western Europe .
News & Articles

  • Documentary’s remix of Nixon tapes reveals tricky tale
    John Cusack does a meanly funny cameo as Richard Nixon in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” but the man nicknamed Tricky Dick was a much more complex character than the paranoid drunk Cusack portrays. A more nuanced picture of the only president to resign from office emerges in Penny Lane’s...
    Aug. 30, 2013 - New York Post

  • Abraham Lincoln in Power Line (blog)
    In his first message to Congress in 1862, Lincoln warned that we might "nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth."
  • Samuel Johnson in Galus Australis
    Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldierwrote Samuel Johnson with much truth.
  • Joey Smallwood in The Gazette (Montreal)
    Compared to "our brothers on the mainland ...... we live more poorly, more shabbily, more meanly," said Smallwood, who later became Newfoundland's first premier. "In the North American family, Newfoundland bears the reputation of having the...

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