tellingly adv

"I work at a bank," said Tom tellingly.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • tellingly — adv. effectively, strikingly, forcefully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tellingly — Telling Tell ing, a. Operating with great effect; effective; as, a telling speech. {Tell ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teller n — tellingly adv …   English expressions

  • telling — tellingly, adv. /tel ing/, adj. 1. having force or effect; effective; striking: a telling blow. 2. revealing; indicative of much otherwise unnoticed: a telling analysis of motivation in business. [1850 55; TELL1 + ING2] Syn. 1. powerful, forceful …   Universalium

  • telling — [[t]te̱lɪŋ[/t]] tellings 1) N VAR The telling of a story or of something that has happened is the reporting of it to other people. Herbert sat quietly through the telling of this saga... These stories grow in the telling. 2) ADJ GRADED If… …   English dictionary

  • telling — tell|ing1 [ˈtelıŋ] adj 1.) having a great or important effect = ↑significant ▪ a telling argument 2.) showing the true character or nature of someone or something, often without being intended telling comment/example/detail etc >tellingly adv… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • telling — [tel′iŋ] adj. 1. having an effect; forceful; striking [a telling retort] 2. that tells or reveals much SYN. VALID tellingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • telling — adj. 1 having a marked effect; striking. 2 significant. Derivatives: tellingly adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • meaningly — adv 1. significantly, importantly, critically, consequentially, momentously, portentously, prognostically; ominously, forebodingly, bodingly, threateningly, minatorily, minaciously; heavily, weightily, substantially, pithily; seriously, gravely,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • mightily — adv 1. strongly, powerfully, by main force, forcibly, with a strong hand, by brute strength or force, soundly, firmly; in a mighty manner, manfully, potently, forcefully, strenuously, with Herculean effort, with all one s might, with everything… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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