lightly

[ lahyt-lee ]
/ ˈlaɪt li /

adverb

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Origin of lightly

before 900; Middle English lightli,Old English lēohtlīce.See light2, -ly
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Idioms and Phrases with lightly

lightly

see get off (lightly); once over lightly.

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