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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?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
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    Indian

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. Jerome Bodin:

    The free cash flow is once again significantly higher than expectations, which illustrates the soundness of Publicis' model, despite an organic growth that is slightly weaker than peers on the short term.

  2. Socialist Party head Jean-Christophe Cambadelis:

    It's got a certain connotation, this attack is slightly xenophobic, I believe.

  3. Christian Lindholm:

    Everything in the phone industry now is incremental: slightly faster, slightly bigger, slightly more storage or better resolution.

  4. New Horizons co-investigator Cathy Olkin:

    Charon just blew our socks off, it's a small world with deep canyons, troughs, cliffs ... dark regions that are still slightly mysterious to us.

  5. George Salmon:

    Fox coming back in for Sky isn't a surprise in itself, but the fact the offer is slightly behind what some had anticipated brings another twist.

Images & Illustrations of slightly

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