Lightly

Pronunciation of Lightly
/lˈa͡ɪtli/, /lˈa‍ɪtli/, /l_ˈaɪ_t_l_i/

Antonyms for lightly:

painfully, unhappily, heavily, harshly, intemperately, hardly, roughly.

Synonyms for lightly:

Sense 1

sleeping beauty, somnambulist, noctambulism, dreamless, sleepyhead, soundly.

Sense 2

happily, fiercely, high pressure, seriously.

Sense 3

fierce, easy, hefty.

Sense 4

powerful, uneasy.

Sense 7

deep, sleeper.

Sense 9

broken, smack.

Sense 13

sound.

Sense 15

strong.

Sense 26

heavy.

a little

slightly.

vaguely

indefinitely.

a little (adverb)

slightly.

lightly (adverb)

buoyantly, airily, weightlessly.

softly (adverb)

tenderly.

easily (adverb)

fluently, effortlessly, facilely, hands down, handily.

happily (adverb)

buoyantly.

hastily (adverb)

once over lightly.

lightly (adverb)

mildly, slightly, buoyantly, freely, quietly, tenderly, softly, easily, smoothly, readily, thinly, airily, weightlessly.

softly (adverb)

tenderly.

tenderly (adverb)

gently.

Sense 6 (noun)

dreamless, noctambulism, sleeper, deep, sleepyhead, sleeping beauty, broken, somnambulist.

lightly (noun)

light, gently, thinly, softly.

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