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"
slenderly, slimly, slightly(adverb)
in a slim or slender manner
"a slenderly built woman"; "slightly built"
He was slightly built, but tall.
To a small extent or degree.
He weighed slightly less than his wife who was a foot shorter.
in a slight manner
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Rank popularity for the word 'slightly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1189
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'slightly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1010
Rank popularity for the word 'slightly' in Adverbs Frequency: #111
The numerical value of slightly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of slightly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of slightly in a Sentence
Now that's a slightly bigger Jeb.
It had a slightly different energy to it.
You will see an investment bank up slightly quarter over quarter.
Yesterday they had such a big bounce, it was probably slightly overdone.
Maersk Line ... rates, volumes and costs are slightly worse than expected.
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Translations for slightly
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- lleugeramentCatalan, Valencian
- en anelseDanish
- ein wenigGerman
- etete, iometeEsperanto
- levemente, ligeramenteSpanish
- hieman, hennostiFinnish
- légèrement, délicatement, finementFrench
- малкуцка, малкуMacedonian
- слегка, немногоRussian
- azıcık, birazTurkish
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