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meanly

adverb uk   /ˈmiːn.li/ us  

meanly adverb (UNKINDLY)

in a way that is unkind towards other people: He was basically a decent kid who had acted meanly on this one occasion.

meanly adverb (NOT GENEROUSLY)

UK in a way that shows that you are not willing to give or share things, especially money
Translations of “meanly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 吝嗇地,小器地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吝啬地,小器地…
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