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adverb lightly pronunciation in British English /ˈlaɪtli/
  1. 2
    in a way that shows you think something is not important or serious

    ‘Was it something I said?’ she asked lightly.

    1. a.
      [usually in negatives] without considering something carefully and seriously

      The decision was not taken lightly.

      Our objections should not be dismissed so lightly.

  2. 3
    in small amounts, or using only a small amount of something

    Lightly grease a cake tin.

    Snow fell lightly on the rooftops.

  3. 6
    in a graceful way

    She stepped lightly over the boxes.

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