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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slightly, somewhat, more or lessadverb

    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, slightlyadverb

    in a slim or slender manner

    "a slenderly built woman"; "slightly built"

Wiktionary

  1. slightlyadverb

    Slenderly; delicately.

    He was slightly built, but tall.

  2. slightlyadverb

    To a small extent or degree.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slightlyadverb

    in a slight manner

  2. Slightlyadverb

    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

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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. Nicola Sgarbi:

    I mainly took the photo for two reasons. Firstly, to send it to my partner, to tell her that I had finished my shift at work and that I was on my way home, slightly bruised, secondly, to show it to my 1-year-old daughter when she will have grown up. I will be telling her about this moment.

  2. Derek Cummings:

    Oil production in Alberta will continue to grow, production may grow at a slightly slower pace ... but we see the oil sands as being resilient.

  3. Stefan Worrall:

    The Nikkei has been closely reflecting the yen's moves this week so the bit of strengthening we saw in the yen overnight seems to have brought the mood down slightly this morning, but we've also got a three-day weekend coming up in Japan and it's not unusual for that to dampen risk appetite after a long week full of activity.

  4. Minister Hisham Zaazou:

    From January until the end of August the rise was very little, barely 5 percent, so if we move at the same rate the numbers will be around 10 million... or slightly higher.

  5. James Calaway:

    We're getting ready to make one of the biggest bets ever on electrification, this isn't we're going to give up the Sequioas. It's 10 acres of a slightly altered buckwheat.

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