2 entries found for literally.
lit·er·al·ly Audio pronunciation of "literally" ( P ) Pronunciation Key (ltr--l)
1. In a literal manner; word for word: translated the Greek passage literally.
2. In a literal or strict sense: Don't take my remarks literally.
3. Usage Problem.
1. Really; actually: “There are people in the world who literally do not know how to boil water” (Craig Claiborne).
2. Used as an intensive before a figurative expression.
yup usage looks ok...
there were literally a handfull of people - as in I was able to count the number on one hand