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INDIRECTLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does indirectly mean? 

INDIRECTLY (adverb)
  The adverb INDIRECTLY has 1 sense:

1. not in a forthright manner

  Familiarity information: INDIRECTLY used as an adverb is very rare.


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INDIRECTLY (adverb)


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Meaning:

Not in a forthright manner

Context example:

he answered very indirectly

Antonym:

directly (in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly)

Pertainym:

indirect (extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action)


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