tolerable + -ly
tolerably (comparative more tolerably, superlative most tolerably)
- In a tolerable manner; to an extent that can be tolerated.
- I don't like the music, but it's tolerably quiet.
- (dated) Reasonably; acceptably; somewhat.
- 1819, The Ladies' Literary Cabinet
- With a small knife or larding pin, cut holes in the beef, to receive the bacon thus prepared; place the lardings tolerably thick and even; rub the beef over with the remainder of the seasoning […]