Definition of lukewarmly in US English:



  • See lukewarm

    • ‘Let those who work lukewarmly be silent: what do they know of work dictated by inspiration?’
    • ‘Theirs is a sequel film received lukewarmly by media snobs though quite popular based on box-office numbers.’
    • ‘This led the Alliance to lukewarmly advocate airpower and little else.’
    • ‘True believers, the genuinely pure of heart, exist in every faith, but the majority generally just goes along lukewarmly out of cultural habit or material advantage.’
    • ‘Overall, voters reacted only lukewarmly to negative ads and somewhat more warmly to positive ads.’