skosh


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skosh

 (skōsh)
n. Slang
A small amount; a bit: "This is a well-plotted, economical thriller. Although the beginning is a skosh slow, [the author] picks up the pace" (T. Jefferson Parker).

[Japanese sukoshi.]

skosh

(skəʊʃ)
n
slang US a little bit

skosh

(skoʊʃ)

n.
Slang. a bit; jot: We need just a skosh more room.
[1955–60, Amer.; < Japanese sukoshi a little (bit)]
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