English - United States Change

Enter your text below and click here to check the spelling

Definitions of softly

  1. used as a direction in music; to be played relatively softly Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. in a manner that is pleasing to the senses; "she smiled softly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Without hardness; not forcibly; not loudly; gently; mildly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for softly

  1. " I am your child," she whispered softly – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  2. Your little girl, now- father- she began softly – The Madigans by Miriam Michelson