Definitions for glancingly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

glanc•ingˈglæn sɪŋ, ˈglɑn-(adj.)

  1. striking obliquely and bouncing off at an angle:

    a glancing blow.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. brief and indirect:

    glancing references to a previous case.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of glancing:




  1. glancingly(Adverb)

    In a glancing manner

    The blow struck his opponent glancingly on the arm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glancingly(adverb)

    in a glancing manner; transiently; incidentally; indirectly

Anagrams of glancingly

  1. clangingly


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