Dully - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʌl li|
Brit.  |ˈdʌl li|

adverb

- without liveliness

she nodded her head dully

- without luster or shine

the light shone dully through the haze
unpolished buttons glinted dully

Examples

A crocodile sees clearly in the water, but dully on land.

the light shone dully through the haze

'Well Michael?' he said dully.

Her stomach ached dully.

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