(comparative more squeamishly, superlative most squeamishly)
- In a squeamish manner.
squeamish + -ly
Variant of squeamish
- having a digestive system that is easily upset; easily nauseated; queasy
- easily shocked or offended; prudish
- excessively fastidious; oversensitive
Origin of squeamishMiddle English squaymysch, earlier squaimous ; from Anglo-French escoimous, origin, originally , disdainful, shy