AskDefine | Define gently

Dictionary Definition

gently adv
1 in a gradual manner; "a gently sloping terrain"
2 in a gentle manner; "he talked gently to the injured animal" [syn: mildly]
3 with little weight or force; "she kissed him lightly on the forehead" [syn: lightly, softly]

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  1. in a gentle manner

Extensive Definition

Gently may refer to:
  • Dirk Gently, a fictional character created by Douglas Adams
  • George Gently, a fictional character created by Alan Hunter

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