Definitions of captiously

  1. in a captious, carping manner; "he was captiously pedantic" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. In a captious manner. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. adv. In an objecting or fault-finding spirit. Cabinet Dictionary
  4. With an inclination to object. Complete Dictionary