Barely Definition

bârlē
adverb
By a very little; hardly.
Could barely see the road in the fog.
American Heritage
Without covering or disguise; plainly.
Stating the unpleasant facts barely.
Webster's New World
In a scanty manner; sparsely.
A barely furnished room.
American Heritage
Only just; no more than; scarcely.
Barely enough to eat.
Webster's New World
Meagerly; scantily.
A barely furnished room.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Barely

  • bare +‎ -ly

    From Wiktionary

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