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NONCHALANTLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does nonchalantly mean? 

NONCHALANTLY (adverb)
  The adverb NONCHALANTLY has 2 senses:

1. in a composed and unconcerned manner
2. in an unconcerned manner

  Familiarity information: NONCHALANTLY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NONCHALANTLY (adverb)


Sense 1nonchalantly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a composed and unconcerned manner

Synonyms:

coolly; nervelessly; nonchalantly

Context example:

without more ado Barker borrowed a knife from his brigade Major and honed it on a carborundum stone as coolly as a butcher

Pertainym:

nonchalant (marked by blithe unconcern)


Sense 2nonchalantly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In an unconcerned manner

Synonyms:

casually; nonchalantly

Context example:

glanced casually at the headlines

Pertainym:

nonchalant (marked by blithe unconcern)


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