What does slightly mean?

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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

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. Jeb Bush:

    Now that's a slightly bigger Jeb.

  2. Lisa Vanderpump:

    It had a slightly different energy to it.

  3. Mike Corbat:

    You will see an investment bank up slightly quarter over quarter.

  4. Patrick Blais:

    Yesterday they had such a big bounce, it was probably slightly overdone.

  5. Jesper Christensen:

    Maersk Line ... rates, volumes and costs are slightly worse than expected.

Images & Illustrations of slightly

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