Definition of meanly in English:

meanly

adverb

See mean

  • ‘‘You first,’ he said meanly as he prepared to fire.’
  • ‘‘I knew you weren't as good as you said,’ Heather said meanly.’
  • ‘‘Um, sorry’ she said lamely and some classmates chuckled meanly.’
  • ‘Many would have had their wives killed or meanly imprisoned them for such a crime.’
  • ‘To imitate another may even be meanly intended.’

Pronunciation

meanly

/ˈmiːnli/