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



    BrE BrE//ˈdʌlli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʌlli//
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  1. 1in a way that shows no feeling, understanding or interest ‘I suppose so,’ she said dully.
  2. 2in a way that is slightly dark, and not at all bright The moonlight shone dully on the surface of the lake.
  3. 3ache/throb dully to cause you pain in a continuous but not very severe way His leg ached dully.