roughlyadverbuk /ˈrʌf.li/ us /ˈrʌf.li/
roughly adverb (NOT EXACTLY)
- Chop up the onions and carrots roughly.
- One box may look bigger than the other, but in fact they are roughly equal in volume.
- The two scientists both made the same discovery independently, at roughly the same time.
- The money I've saved corresponds roughly to the amount I need for my course.
- The prices were very roughly calculated - it looked as though he'd done them on the back of an envelope.
roughly adverb (NOT EVENLY)
roughly adverb (VIOLENTLY)