Definition of overlightly in English:

overlightly

adverb

  • Too lightly; in an excessively insubstantial, dismissive, or frivolous manner. Also (especially in early use): too easily, too readily.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in The Prick of Conscience. From over- + lightly.

Pronunciation

overlightly

/ˌəʊvəˈlʌɪtli/