Translation of "lightly" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adverb (GENTLY) 轻轻地 uk us /ˈlaɪ

gently or using very little of something

She patted him lightly on the shoulder. 她轻轻地拍了拍他的肩膀。
Dust the cake lightly with icing sugar. 在蛋糕上稍微撒上一点糖霜。

If food is lightly cooked, it is cooked for only a short time

lightly cooked vegetables 烧得很嫩的蔬菜

(Translation of “lightly adverb (GENTLY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)