lightly adverb (GENTLY)
- Dust the face lightly with powder.
- I like eggs lightly cooked so that the yolk is still runny.
- He touched me lightly on the cheek.
- Dab the paint on lightly.
- She applied the make-up lightly.
lightly adverb (NOT SERIOUSLY)
› If you say something lightly, you are not serious when you say it.轻松地，随便地；不严肃地