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meanly meaning and definition

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MEANLY adverb

Definition of meanly (adverb)

  1. in a nasty ill-tempered manner
    • "`Don't expect me to help you,' he added nastily"
    • synonyms: nastily
  2. in a despicable, ignoble manner
    • "this new leader meanly threatens the deepest values of our society"
    • synonyms: basely, scurvily
  3. poorly or in an inferior manner
    • "troops meanly equipped"
  4. in a miserly manner
    • "they lived meanly and without ostentation"
    • synonyms: humbly
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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