Translation of "lightly" - English-Russian dictionary


adverb uk /ˈlaɪtli/ us

B1 gently

слегка, едва
He kissed her lightly on the cheek.

not much

слегка, чуть-чуть
not do sth lightly

to think carefully about something before you do it, knowing that it is serious

серьезно подходить к чему-либо
It's not a decision that I take lightly.
get off lightly also UK escape lightly

to have less trouble or punishment than you expected

легко отделаться

(Translation of “lightly” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)