- (manner, archaic) Harshly, severely.
"I can't really deal hardly with people."
- (manner, obsolete) Firmly, vigorously, with strength or exertion.
- (degree) Barely, only just, almost not.
"they hardly ever watch television; I hardly think they'll come in this bad weather; it's hardly possible he could lose the election."
- (now rare) With difficulty.
- Not really.
"I think the Beatles are a really overrated band. ― Hardly!"