1. In a slight manner.
2. Slightingly; negligently. [Obs.]
adv 1: to a small degree or extent; "his arguments were somewhat
self-contradictory"; "the children argued because one
slice of cake was slightly larger than the other"
2: in a slim or slender manner; "a slenderly built woman";
"slightly built" [syn: slenderly, slimly]