What does the word approvingly mean?

Usage examples for approvingly

  1. " Quite right, my boy," said Mr. Swift, approvingly. – Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails by Victor Appleton
  2. " I'm glad," he said approvingly. – His Family by Ernest Poole
  3. Milton nodded approvingly, and then Miss Levy peeled off the coat and handed it to Feigenbaum. – The Competitive Nephew by Montague Glass