[meen-lee] /ˈmin li/

in a poor, lowly, or humble manner.
in a base, contemptible, selfish, or shabby manner.
in a stingy or miserly manner.
[meen-lee] /ˈmin li/
adverb, Obsolete.

1580s, “indifferently;” 1590s, “basely;” c.1600, “illiberally;” from mean (adj.1) + -ly (2).

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