Definition of dubiously adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdjuːbiəsli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈduːbiəsli//
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  1. 1in an uncertain and slightly suspicious way, not knowing whether something is good or bad synonym suspiciously (1) Helen looked at him dubiously.
  2. 2in a way that is probably dishonest synonym dishonestly Under the terms of the deal, the billionaires would be allowed to keep their dubiously acquired fortunes.
  3. 3in a way that is probably not good He entered the country on dubiously authentic travel documents.