adoringly adv
"They are not answering - we'd better try the knocker," said Tom adoringly.

English expressions. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Adoringly — A*dor ing*ly, adv. With adoration. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adoringly — adv. Adoringly is used with these verbs: ↑gaze …   Collocations dictionary

  • adoringly — adv. admiringly, with veneration, with high regard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • door n — adoringly adv …   English expressions

  • adoring — [[t]ədɔ͟ːrɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED An adoring person is someone who loves and admires another person very much. She can still pull in adoring audiences. Derived words: adoringly ADV GRADED She gazes adoringly at her husband …   English dictionary

  • adore — adorer, n. adoringly, adv. /euh dawr , euh dohr /, v., adored, adoring. v.t. 1. to regard with the utmost esteem, love, and respect; honor. 2. to pay divine honor to; worship: to adore God. 3. to like or admire very much: I simply adore the way… …   Universalium

  • adoring — a|dor|ing [əˈdo:rıŋ] adj [only before noun] liking and admiring someone very much ▪ his adoring fans >adoringly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • adoring — [əˈdɔːrɪŋ] adj an adoring person or group of people has a great feeling of love and admiration for someone Adoring crowds lined the streets to wait for her.[/ex] adoringly adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • adore — [ə dôr′] vt. adored, adoring [ME adouren < OFr adourer < L adorare, to worship < ad , to + orare, to speak: see ORATION] 1. to worship as divine 2. to love greatly or honor highly; idolize 3. Informal to like very much SYN. REVERE1 …   English World dictionary

  • adore — v.tr. 1 regard with honour and deep affection. 2 a worship as divine. b RC Ch. offer reverence to (the Host etc.). 3 colloq. like very much. Derivatives: adoration n. adoring adj. adoringly adv. Etymology: ME f. OF aourer f. L adorare worship (as …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”