Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "churlishly" [churl•ish•ly]

  • In a churlish manner. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "churlishly" in a sentence
  • "I'm sorry to say that Professor Slaughter has not only responded "churlishly" to my positive review of his book but has also leapt to wild conclusions about my own beliefs and motives which are totally unjustified by what I said in the review."
  • "Since then other top managers have seemed churlishly reluctant to embrace the Sprakes of this world."
  • "Try as they might, the pedestrian minds of those who churlishly regret the hours that pass are not able to conjure up a spell to shrink the day conveniently into more compact and disposable matter."
Words like "churlishly"