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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slightly, somewhat, more or less(adverb)

    to a small degree or extent

    "his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory"; "the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other"

  2. slenderly, slimly, slightly(adverb)

    in a slim or slender manner

    "a slenderly built woman"; "slightly built"

Wiktionary

  1. slightly(Adverb)

    Slenderly; delicately.

    He was slightly built, but tall.

  2. slightly(Adverb)

    To a small extent or degree.

    He weighed slightly less than his wife who was a foot shorter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slightly(adverb)

    in a slight manner

  2. Slightly(adverb)

    slightingly; negligently

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'slightly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1189

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'slightly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1010

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'slightly' in Adverbs Frequency: #111

How to pronounce slightly?

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How to say slightly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slightly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slightly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of slightly in a Sentence

  1. Paul Lipson:

    Our primary voters in the district skew older and slightly, every so slightly more socially conservative than you might expect in such a thoroughly Democratic district.

  2. William Lang:

    The reported lower effectiveness may be somewhat real, but it may also be a function of testing in a slightly different environment because of the newly circulating variants, if my 88-year-old dad or I were offered JJ, I would not hesitate to get it.

  3. Corey Harrison:

    I manage my time. I’m slightly a workaholic, and my wife yells at me a lot for it, pawn Stars.

  4. Kate Winslet:

    I do think it probably will be, I think you can sort of feel it. And I think that everyone wants it for him and it would be amazing, but it's also slightly difficult for me too because Michael Fassbender has been nominated ... and I think his performance is so extraordinary. But ... I think you can sort of feel the temperature, it's probably going to be Leo's year.

  5. Wilmer Stith:

    It is a slightly disappointing payroll number. If anything, it buys the Fed a little more time before the first rate hike, it puts September a little more in question.

Images & Illustrations of slightly

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