Definition of LIGHTLY

Adverb : LIGHTLY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) without good reason; "one cannot say such things lightly" ;

  • 4. (

    ) indulging with temperance; "we eat lightly in the morning" ;

  • 5. (

    ) with indifference or without dejection; "he took it lightly" ;

  • 6. (

    ) in a small quantity or extent; "spread the margarine thinly over the meat"; "apply paint lightly" ;

  • 7. (

    ) to a slight degree; "her speech is only lightly accented" ;


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