hardly hardly  /ˈhɑrd li/


  1. (adv) only a very short time before
  2. (adv) almost not



  1. That hardly mollifies the activists.
  2. It hardly matters that the X-Type was not that bad a car.
  3. It's easier to shake off because, after all, that's hardly the real you up there on that site.


  1. Opera Tantalizes With Its Next browser

    In the browser wars, Opera is hardly noticed. In can barely be seen on a battlefield dominated by the likes of Microsoft, Google, Mozilla and Apple. Yet the little browser that could keeps chugging on. It recently released a beta version of what will be the next version of the browser. A distinctive feature about this version of Opera is something you can't see because it's under the hood.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: TechNewsWorld.com

  2. Early season split: Montana track athletes head to Vegas or Spokane

    There have hardly been any April showers in Missoula this spring, but the University of Montana track and field teams are making it rain — with qualifications, that is.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Montana Kaimin

  3. Video: Javier Mascherano sent off for kicking medical cart driver

    Javier Mascherano is a bit of a hothead. This is hardly news to those who have followed his Argentina, Liverpool and Barcelona career. He makes lots of hard tackles, often gets sent off for them, and isn't exactly immune to getting sent off for other things.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Philly.com


  1. Low then predicted: "I am confident they will win the title. Spain are a wonderful team. They are the masters of the game. You can see it in every pass. They can hardly be beaten. They are extremely calm and convincing. Spain were just better than...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "We don't go to parties. We hardly ever leave the house. We try to schedule time when we're alone," says Jolie, who sports various tattoos, wore a vial of Billy Bob Thornton's blood around her neck during their marriage, and was blamed for...
    on Jun 5, 2007 By: Angelina Jolie Source: USA Today

  3. "While we certainly all hope this will be a shot in the arm for the housing slump, it is hardly a panacea," Schumer said, noting that 22 percent of subprime loan holders are excluded from the plan because they are behind on their payments.
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Charles Schumer Source: FOXNews

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