a)barely
b)An experssion of sarcasm when asked a question to which the answer is a definite no.
He hardly made it

A: Did you make out with her last night?
B: Hardly!
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While the true definition is "barely" or "almost not at all," this term is incorrectly used by porn caption writers to denote "in a hard manner."
"XXX teens hardly fucked"
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a.) the opposite of easily
b.) with force
often used ironically. See other definitions.
To brandish hardly is to wield with force
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Irish Slang for no I didn't or no I don't
Mam: did you take my smokes
Son: hardly why would i take your smokes
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Ed Hardy style clothing at discounted prices, usually found at discount stores such as Wal-mart or K-mart.
You can tell that guy is not from New Jersey because he is wearing an Ed Hardly shirt.
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A lifestyle clothing brand.

Someone who is not poor and not rich.
I am "hardly rich" but I can afford to buy $300.00 dollar pair of jeans.
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