- genteellythe adverb from genteel, is spelt and pronounced with two ls.
Modern English usage. 2014.
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Genteelly — Gen*teel ly, adv. In a genteel manner. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
genteelly — genteel ► ADJECTIVE ▪ affectedly polite and refined. DERIVATIVES genteelly adverb. ORIGIN French gentil well born … English terms dictionary
genteelly — adverb in a genteel manner the English lived genteelly in India • Derived from adjective: ↑genteel … Useful english dictionary
genteelly — adverb see genteel … New Collegiate Dictionary
genteelly — See genteel. * * * … Universalium
genteelly — adverb In a genteel manner … Wiktionary
genteelly — adv. in a genteel manner, politely, in a refined manner … English contemporary dictionary
genteelly — gen·teel·ly … English syllables
genteelly — See: genteel … English dictionary
genteel — genteelly, adv. genteelness, n. /jen teel /, adj. 1. belonging or suited to polite society. 2. well bred or refined; polite; elegant; stylish. 3. affectedly or pretentiously polite, delicate, etc. [1590 1600; < F gentil; see GENTLE] * * * … Universalium