dimly lit

adj.
Dimly lit is used with these nouns: ↑hallway, ↑room, ↑street

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  • dimly — UK [ˈdɪmlɪ] / US adverb 1) in a way that does not provide much light dimly lit back streets 2) if you can dimly see or hear something, you can only just see or hear it because it is dark or far away He could dimly see the house ahead of him. 3)… …   English dictionary

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