[ UK /mˈuːdɪli/ ]
  1. in a moody manner
    in the bar, a youngish, sharp-eyed man was staring moodily into a gin and tonic
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How To Use moodily In A Sentence

  • The business which he had built up so zestfully in the autumn had enfettered him, and was shaping his leisure moments like an inexorable machine, and the realization of it gave him moodily thoughtful moments during the remainder of the week. A Son of the City A Story of Boy Life
  • He sets up a typewriter on a rickety wooden pontoon and moodily bashes away, staring out over the lake.
  • The incidental music is moodily atmospheric though played rather fleetingly.
  • Darion found Bonnie on her balcony the next night, playing moodily with a moonflower off the vine that clung in an intricate arrangement around the French doors leading out.
  • in the bar, a youngish, sharp-eyed man was staring moodily into a gin and tonic
  • As he scrubbed shampoo quickly through his hair (he wasn't a dawdler showering type), he stared moodily out the small window out at the ocean.
  • Ralph Rashleigh was moodily contemplating the probable issue of this, his second appearance at the bar as a capitally criminal offender, when one morning, as he walked for the short allotted space in the prison yard, a turnkey halloed his name most lustily, and he went to the hall door. Ralph Rashleigh
  • Some children pass by, staring out of the back of a station wagon moodily.
  • He stood at the window, moodily staring out.
  • Buried under a layer of quilts he alternated between moodily staring at the paper, morosely changing channels, or just being a great big ill-tempered miserable lump.
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