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Princeton's WordNet

  1. few(adj)

    a small elite group

    "it was designed for the discriminating few"

  2. few(adj)

    a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number

    "a few weeks ago"; "a few more wagons than usual"; "an invalid's pleasures are few and far between"; "few roses were still blooming"; "few women have led troops in battle"

Wiktionary

  1. few(Pronoun)

    Few people, few things.

    Many are called, but few are chosen.

  2. Few(ProperNoun)

    The pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain

  3. Origin: From fewe, from feaw, from fawaz, from paw-. Cognate with fa, fo, fár, 03460330034503300339, paucus. More at poor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Few

    not many; small, limited, or confined in number; -- indicating a small portion of units or individuals constituing a whole; often, by ellipsis of a noun, a few people

  2. Origin: [OE. fewe, feawe, AS. fe, pl. fewe; akin to OS. fh, OHG. f fao, Icel. fr, Sw. f, pl., Dan. faa, pl., Goth. faus, L. paucus, cf. Gr. pay^ros. Cf. Paucity.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'few' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #177

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'few' in Written Corpus Frequency: #299


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