Definition of QUIETLY

Adverb : QUIETLY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) with low volume; "speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly" ;

  • 2. (

    ) with little or no sound; "the class was listening quietly and intently"; "she was crying quietly" ;

  • 3. (

    ) with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly'); "her hands rested quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; "sit here as quiet as you can" ;

  • 4. (

    ) in a restful manner; "the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass" ;


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