Definitions of indirectly

  1. not in a forthright manner; "he answered very indirectly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. In an direct manner; not in a straight line or course; not in express terms; obliquely; not by direct means; hence, unfairly; wrongly. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. In an indirect manner. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. adv. In an indirect manner ; obliquely ; - unfairly ; - not expressly ; inferentially. Cabinet Dictionary
  5. Not in a right line, obliquely; not in express terms; unfairly, notrighty. Complete Dictionary