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Definition of Barely

Barely

  1. Without covering; nakedly.
  2. Without concealment or disguise.
  3. Merely; only.
  4. But just; without any excess; with nothing to spare ( of quantity, time, etc.); hence, scarcely; hardly; as, there was barely enough for all; he barely escaped.

Barely Quotations

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
Lao Tzu

My NFL pension can barely pay my son's tuition. You know, it's very little money.
O. J. Simpson

I graduated from school for graphic design, and I started to get into acting class just to get over severe fright. I was an extremely shy person. I could barely say hello to anybody.
Trevor Donovan

Players lose you games, not tactics. There's so much crap talked about tactics by people who barely know how to win at dominoes.
Brian Clough

From year to year, environmental changes are incremental and often barely register in our lives, but from evolutionary or geological perspectives, what is happening is explosive change.
David Suzuki
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Barely Translations

barely in Afrikaans is skaars
barely in Dutch is kwalijk, nauwelijks, amper
barely in Finnish is tuskin
barely in German is kaum, knapp
barely in Italian is appena
barely in Latin is vix
barely in Portuguese is apenas, mal
barely in Spanish is apenas
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