Usage examples for hopefully

  1. " I guess not," said Betty hopefully but they might break my spine. – Betty Wales Freshman by Edith K. Dunton
  2. " Oh, but she doesn't know Spunk," Billy had observed then, hopefully – Miss Billy by Eleanor H. Porter
  3. Still suspecting something out of the ordinary course of events, I waited hopefully for our next meeting at supper- time. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  4. But although he spoke hopefully he turned his head again and again towards the glare of light above Omdurman. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  5. He smoked hopefully for a half hour or so. – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  6. " Perhaps he will, sir," said Jack hopefully – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  7. " I understand," replied Burt a trifle more hopefully – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  8. Already he felt himself a new man, and spoke hopefully and cheerfully. – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  9. The Old Man examined their contents and said hopefully I reckon that's enough; he don't need much. – Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  10. The committee looked hopefully at Bobby. – Four Little Blossoms and Their Winter Fun by Mabel C. Hawley
  11. Officers and men glanced at one another more hopefully – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  12. Upon the death of James, in 1625, the nation turned hopefully to the young prince, who thus far had pleased them in many ways. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  13. " He'll be here in a minute or two, probably," Grandaddy Beaver said hopefully for all he looked a bit anxious. – The Tale of Ferdinand Frog by Arthur Scott Bailey
  14. And hopefully about us. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  15. " We might even set it to go a little fast," suggested Ermie hopefully – Loyal to the School by Angela Brazil
  16. Mergy, who was less hopefully inclined, said: Alas, will you be in time? – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
  17. Or else," she added hopefully I'll take you both down home. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  18. She paused hopefully but met with only silence. – The Sound of Silence by Barbara Constant
  19. It was Mudge who spoke up hopefully – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  20. The battle of Gemblours was its death- blow, and before the end of a month, the union thus hopefully constructed was shattered for ever. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley