Bedeutung von “hardly” im Essential American English Dictionary

hardly

adverb us /ˈhɑrd·li/

B1 almost not, or only a very small amount:

I was so tired that I could hardly walk.
There’s hardly any food left in the fridge.

certainly not:

Well don’t be angry with me – it’s hardly my fault that it’s raining!

(Definition von “hardly” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)