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Definition of "wailingly" [wail•ing•ly]

  • With a wailing sound. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "wailingly" in a sentence
  • "God and every day when the sun was setting behind the mountains, all the churchbells called wailingly towards heaven from hundreds of swinging throats."
  • "One of the best lines in Raiders of the Lost Ark comes when Indiana Jones is trapped in one of those impossible situations and the heroine asks wailingly, "What do we do now?""
  • "Something in the voice hushed the sobs, and caught attention, except from Ernestine, who continued to cry wailingly."