Definition of humbly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhʌmbli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhʌmbli//
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  1. 1in a way that shows you do not think you are as important as other people synonym modestly I would humbly suggest that there is something wrong here. ‘Sorry,’ she said humbly.
  2. 2humbly born born into a low social position