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meanly

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[ meen-lee ]
/ ˈmin li /
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adverb

in a poor, lowly, or humble manner.
in a base, contemptible, selfish, or shabby manner.
in a stingy or miserly manner.

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Origin of meanly

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First recorded in 1350–1400, meanly is from the Middle English word meneli.See mean2, -ly

Definition for meanly (2 of 2)

meanly2
[ meen-lee ]
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adverb Obsolete.

Origin of meanly

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Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at mean3, -ly
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