Examples of barely in a Sentence
We barely spoke the entire time we were in the car.
There are barely any new features in this software.
There is barely a difference between the two.
Recent Examples of barely from the Web
In some years, depending on who is governor and how bitter the session’s battles have been, the post-session event can be a tense affair in which the participants barely speak.
But instead of focusing on her killer eyeliner, or #hairgoals bob, one Twitter user spent his time zooming in on one of the photos, where a patch of Halsey's armpit hair is just barely visible.
Schooley barely spoke during the 15-minute hearing before Wyandotte County Court Judge Robert Burns.
Some players have criticized how Chloe and Rachel go from barely knowing each other to being completely obsessed with each other in the span of a single day.
At the center of the photograph is Shaw’s bullet-riddled body tied to a tree, the rope barely visible.
The spill was among dozens barely noticed at the time, records show.
Vegemite, ubiquitous in Australia, its country of origin, is barely known elsewhere.
Before the tournament, America barely knew what UMBC was.
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First Known Use of barely
by the skin of one's teeth;
BARELY Defined for Kids
Definition of barely for Students
- The old man's voice was barely audible now.
- —Ellen Raskin, The Westing Game
- I'd barely enough to eat.
- She barely passed the test.
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