Above his motionless figure the little cord and tassel on the stiff point of the hood swung about inanely
in the gale.
As he spoke it seemed to him that he had behaved inanely
, and it made it still harder to tell.
Great men have their surprising peculiarities," I observed inanely
The Patriarch, meanwhile, came inanely
beaming towards the counting-house in the wake of Pancks.
We followed her, nodding and smiling inanely
, said 'ah' when she briefly opened a door to reveal a downstairs toilet; minuscule hand basin, avocado-coloured loo, fluffy pink mat circling its base, and a crocheted doll in loo-roll-shaped crinoline overseeing proceedings from her podium above the cistern.
If there's one thing that gets my goat it is being served by sales assistants who talk inanely
to each other all the time they are supposed to be serving you.
He was grinning inanely
and looked quite the picture of innocence.
Visitors to his website were greeted by a dishevelled-looking Chegwin, inanely
gibbering in cyberspace.
at all and sundry might be deemed good business, but if there's no feeling behind the smile, it's as empty as placatory words trotted out in a careless manner.
He will now be off our screens for more Saturdays than he is on it, leaving the loons who normally stand grinning inanely
behind him searching morosely for something else to do.
The title alone will activate the catchiest tune in the world, which came with some of the most inanely
syrupy lyrics ever penned.
, she behaved more like she was posing for a raunchy men's magazine instead of supporting a fundraiser for an HIV charity.