Significado de “suspiciously” - en el Diccionario Inglés

suspiciously en inglés británico

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suspiciouslyadverb

uk /səˈspɪʃ.əs.li/ us /səˈspɪʃ.əs.li/

suspiciously adverb (DOUBT)

B2 in a way that makes you think that something is wrong:

He looked at her suspiciously.
The children are suspiciously quiet (= are so quiet that they are probably doing something wrong).
His hair is suspiciously black (= looks darker than it should be, and is therefore probably not natural) for a man of his age.

Más ejemplos

  • The dog eyed me suspiciously and gave a low growl.
  • He is suspiciously hard to contact.
  • There was a suspiciously large amount of money in his account.

(Definición de suspiciously del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

suspiciously en inglés americano

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suspiciouslyadverb

us /səˈspɪʃ·əs·li/

suspiciously adverb (IN A WAY THAT CAUSES DOUBT)

in a way that causes or expresses doubt or a lack of trust:

Our mayor won election by a suspiciously narrow margin.
Her eyes narrowed suspiciously.

suspiciously adverb (IN A LIKELY WAY)

in a way that makes you feel that something is likely or true:

The envelope contained something that looked suspiciously like airline tickets (= seemed likely to be airline tickets).

(Definición de suspiciously del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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