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



    BrE BrE//ˈnəʊɪŋli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnoʊɪŋli//
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  1. 1while knowing the truth or likely result of what you are doing synonym deliberately She was accused of knowingly making a false statement to the police.
  2. 2in a way that shows that you know or understand about something that is supposed to be secret He glanced at her knowingly.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: knowingly