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gingerly

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪndʒərli; ˈdʒɪndʒəli/

Translation of gingerly in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • [touch/test/handle] con cuidado or cautela he edged gingerly across the bridge cruzó el puente apenas atreviéndose a pisar
    Example sentences
    • He jumped as flames licked his tail and sprinted gingerly away, careful to avoid more pain.
    • When he returns I'm sitting gingerly in the corner of the very small dance floor.
    • Nicky returned from washing his hands and sat gingerly on the edge of the sofa.

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