hardly


hardly

adverb

Definition of HARDLY

2
certainly not <I would hardly think someone with her attitude could make a good manager>
Synonyms ill, no, none, no way, scarcely
Related Words near, never, nothing, nowhere, nowise
Phrases by no means, nothing doing, on no account
3
by a very small margin <we were hardly able to make it back to camp before darkness set in>

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