Synonyms of lightly in English:

lightly


See definition of lightly

adverb

1‘Maisie kissed him lightly on the cheek’

SYNONYMS

softly, gently, faintly, delicately

gingerly, timidly

ANTONYMS

hard, heavily

2‘season very lightly with salt and pepper’

SYNONYMS

sparingly, slightly, sparsely, moderately, softly, thinly, delicately

ANTONYMS

intensely, abundantly

3‘he has got off lightly’

SYNONYMS

without severe punishment, easily, leniently, mildly

ANTONYMS

severely

4‘her views are not to be dismissed lightly’

SYNONYMS

carelessly, airily, readily, heedlessly, without consideration, uncaringly, indifferently, unthinkingly, thoughtlessly, flippantly, facilely, breezily, frivolously

light-heartedly, gaily, blithely, nonchalantly, cheerfully

ANTONYMS

seriously