Echoey vs Cavernously - What's the difference?

echoey | cavernously |

As an adjective echoey

is (of a sound) that echoes.

As an adverb cavernously is

in a cavernous manner; like a cavern.




(en adjective)
  • (of a sound) That echoes.
  • cavernously



    (en adverb)
  • In a cavernous manner; like a cavern.
  • * 1933:
  • The lurid unearthly glow still hovered in the shadowy chamber, lighting ghostlily the dead face of Thugra Khotan, which seemed to grin mirthlessly and cavernously at them.
  • In a cavernous manner; sounding deep, hollow, or echoey.
  • * 1899:
  • *:...the mother of the boy was alarmed beyond measure at Jimmie's curious illness, which caused him to lie on the rug in front of the fire and groan cavernously .