Mincing vs Mincingly - What's the difference?

mincing | mincingly |


As a verb mincing

is .

As an adjective mincing

is affectedly dainty.

As a noun mincing

is the act by which something is minced.

As an adverb mincingly is

in a mincing way; affectedly, with excessive delicacy.

mincing

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Affectedly dainty.
  • *1913 ,
  • *:"Is there nothing to eat in the house?" he asked, insolently, as if to a servant. In certain stages of his intoxication he affected the clipped, mincing speech of the towns. Mrs. Morel hated him most in this condition.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is minced.
  • * 1931 , The Journal of Biological Chemistry (volume 90, page 689)
  • After three or four mincings with a coarse blade the product was passed two or three times through a fine blade.

    mincingly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a mincing way; affectedly, with excessive delicacy.