Definition of negligently in US English:



  • See negligent

    • ‘Driving is a lawful act which becomes unlawful when performed negligently.’
    • ‘The driver negligently damaged the plaintiff's factory whilst carrying out work at the plaintiff's request.’
    • ‘The employer negligently directed the plaintiff to unload the vehicle manually when it was obviously dangerous for him to do so.’
    • ‘Your Honour, a professional giving evidence in a court of law and who gives evidence which is negligently given, is not subject to a remedy.’
    • ‘The defendants negligently told the plaintiffs that X was much wealthier than in fact he was.’