gingerly[ jin-jer-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF gingerly
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GINGERLY
Tobe set down the pitcher as gingerly as if it had been a soap-bubble.
Jed gingerly shook the extended hand and fled, his face scarlet.
"Medicine," the sergeant said, handing it gingerly to Stern.
He stepped, when they alighted from the lift, as gingerly as though he trod on tacks.
Gingerly he picked it up, with a wild hope that it would be all right.
Gingerly the boy poked his head out from behind the tree, prepared to dodge.
Gustavo regarded it dazedly; then, since it seemed to be expected, he gingerly presented his own.
He removed the sled and gingerly unbuttoned the flap of canvas from the doorway.
With his fingers he gingerly parted his wet, disheveled hair.
And Clive, wondering, lifted it gingerly for her inspection.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GINGERLY
- handling with kid gloves
- keeping on one's toes
- on guard
- on the lookout
- on the qui vive
- thinking twice
- walking on eggs
- watching one's step
- watching out