gentlyadverbuk /ˈdʒent.li/ us /ˈdʒent.li/
- Push the clutch in, put the car into gear, rev the engine and then gently let the clutch out.
- The road slopes gently downwards for a mile or two.
- Use your fingertips to gently flatten the pastry.
- The teacher gently reproved the boys for not paying attention.
- When it's icy, brake gently.