Definition of archly in English:

archly

Translate archly into Spanish

adverb

See arch

‘‘You will observe,’ wrote Jawaharlal Nehru archly to a Cabinet colleague, ‘that we have disturbed the hornet's nest and I believe most of us are likely to be badly stung.’’
  • ‘‘Of course I have,’ she countered archly, ‘you just forgot.’’
  • ‘‘He thinks it's ostentatious,’ says Boss archly.’
  • ‘‘It seems to be a habit of my teammates that they all come in as rising stars,’ he said archly.’
  • ‘‘I'll be twenty-one in September,’ she replied archly.’

Pronunciation

archly

/ˈärCHlē/ /ˈɑrtʃli/