admiring

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adjective ad·mir·ing \ əd-ˈmī-riŋ \

Definition of admiring

:feeling or showing esteem and admiration
  • welcomed by an admiring crowd
  • an admiring look/glance
  • "Very sweet and angelic of you," said Stephen, looking at her with an admiring smile.
  • —George Eliot

admiringly

adverb
    • spoke admiringly of her talents
    • And when it was over, Jerry West walked into the Celtic locker room and said admiringly, "Bird was always two thoughts ahead of everyone else."
    • —Bob Ryan

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First Known Use of admiring

1592



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