aimlessly adv

"I accidentally shot a hole in the ceiling," said Tom aimlessly.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • aimlessly — adv. Aimlessly is used with these verbs: ↑drift, ↑roam, ↑search, ↑wander …   Collocations dictionary

  • aimlessly — adv. in a purposeless manner; without a goal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Aimlessly — Aimless Aim less, a. Without aim or purpose; as, an aimless life. {Aim less*ly}, adv. {Aim less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aimless — aimlessly, adv. aimlessness, n. /aym lis/, adj. without aim; purposeless. [1620 30; AIM + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • aimless — [[t]e͟ɪmləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED A person or activity that is aimless has no clear purpose or plan. Peters had been adrift and aimless... After several hours of aimless searching they were getting low on fuel. Ant: purposeful Derived words: aimlessly… …   English dictionary

  • 东一下西一下 — dōng yī xià xī yī xià (1) [act aimlessly] 指做事无计划 你这样东一下西一下的, 什么时候才能理出个眉目来 (2) 也比喻行动漂忽无定 使木板子东一下, 西一下, 撺这一二百下子。 《醒世姻缘传》 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • 东扯葫芦西扯瓢 — dōng chě húlu xī chě piáo [talk aimlessly] 说话东扯西拉 你少东扯葫芦西扯瓢, 抗旱就抗旱, 怎么又发癫, 想起去查账了。 柯蓝《浏河十八弯》 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • 信步 — xìnbù [walk aimlessly] 随意走走 胜似闲庭信步。 毛泽东《水调歌头·游咏》 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • 大发议论 — dàfā yìlùn (1) [talk emptily or aimlessly]∶唠叨或漫无目的地说个不停 于是国会大发议论了 (2) [speak at great length]∶尽情尽力地发表自己的见解 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • 打流 — dǎliú [wander aimlessly] 无职业, 在外游荡 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

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