Translation of "lightly" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

lightly

adverb (GENTLY) 轻轻地 uk us /ˈlaɪt.li/

gently or using very little of something

轻轻地;稍稍地;少许
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

稍微(烹调)一下;嫩(炒)地
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)