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



    BrE BrE//ˈɡluːmɪli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡluːmɪli//
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  1. 1in a way that is sad and without hope synonym glumly He stared gloomily at the phone. Iris lay gloomily on her bed contemplating the future.
  2. 2in a way that is nearly dark, or badly lit in a way that makes you feel sad gloomily lit