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  Definition of barely
  1. by a small margin; "they could barely hear the speaker"; "we hardly knew them"; "just missed being hit"; "had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open"; "would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  2. in a sparse or scanty way; "a barely furnished room"
Similar Words: hardly, just, scarcely, scarce, scantily

 

Pertainyms: bare(a), scanty, spare

 

Anagrams: barley, bleary

 

 
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