Complete Definition of "cavernously"

English

Adverb
en-adv

  1. In a cavernous manner; like a cavern.

#*1933: s:Author:Robert_E._Howard|Robert Howard, s:Black Colossus|Black Colossus
#*:The lurid unearthly glow still hovered in the shadowy chamber, lighting ghostlily the dead face of Thugra Khotan, which seemed to grin mirthlessly and cavernously at them.

  1. In a cavernous manner; sounding deep, hollow, or echoey.

#*1899: w:Stephen Crane|Stephen Crane, s:Making an Orator|Making an Orator
#*:...the mother of the boy was alarmed beyond measure at Jimmie's curious illness, which caused him to lie on the rug in front of the fire and groan cavernously.

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