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English definition of “smilingly”

smilingly

adverb uk   /ˈsmaɪ.lɪŋ.li/ us  
If you do something smilingly, you smile as you are doing it: When I complained about how long we'd had to wait for our food, the bill was whisked away and smilingly returned without the service charge.Laughing and smiling
(Definition of smilingly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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