tamely

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tame +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

tamely (comparative more tamely, superlative most tamely)

  1. In a tame manner.
    • 2011 October 1, Phil McNulty, “Everton 0 - 2 Liverpool”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      It was Suarez, however, who had the first chance. Jagielka's sliced clearance found Kuyt, but Suarez could only head his cross tamely into the arms of Howard.