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- adv. In an indirect manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an direct manner; not in a straight line or course; not in express terms; obliquely; not by direct means; hence, unfairly; wrongly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an indirect manner; not in a straight line or course; not expressly; not by direct or straightforward means.
- Unfairly; crookedly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. not in a forthright manner
indirect + -ly (Wiktionary)