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

     

    sombrely

     adverb
    (British English)(US English somberly)adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈsɒmbəli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːmbərli//
     
     
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  1. 1in dark colours Everyone was sombrely dressed and the women had their heads covered.
  2. 2in a sad and serious way Mike nodded sombrely.