Synonyms of lightly in English:

lightly


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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