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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a very cautious or careful manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • You call this work? A boy doesn't get a chance to whitewash a fence every day, replied Sam, gingerly brushing a board with care.
  • gingerly I raised the edge of the blanket
  • They proceeded with gingerly footwork over the jagged stones
  • New Americans tested the label gingerly, often choosing to embrace multiple cultures. for more
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