Synonyms of lightly


1. lightly

usage: without good reason; "one cannot say such things lightly"

2. lightly, light

usage: with few burdens; "experienced travellers travel light"

3. lightly, softly, gently

usage: with little weight or force; "she kissed him lightly on the forehead"

4. lightly

usage: indulging with temperance; "we eat lightly in the morning"

5. lightly

usage: with indifference or without dejection; "he took it lightly"

6. thinly, lightly

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

7. lightly

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

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Definition and meaning of lightly (Dictionary)