slightly


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slight·ly

 (slīt′lē)
adv.
1. To a small degree or extent; somewhat.
2. Slenderly; delicately: slightly built.

slightly

(ˈslaɪtlɪ)
adv
in small measure or degree
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.slightly - 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.slightly - in a slim or slender manner; "a slenderly built woman"; "slightly built"

slightly

adverb a little, a bit, somewhat, moderately, marginally, a shade, to some degree, on a small scale, to some extent or degree The house they moved to was slightly larger.
Translations
بِنَحافَهقَلِيلاًقليلا، الى حد بسيط
nepatrněsubtilnětrochu
lidt
hieman
malo
lítillegasmá-, smágerîur
わずかに
약간
subtílne
malce
lätt
อย่างเล็กน้อย
azıcıkbirazıcıknarince
một chút

slightly

[ˈslaɪtlɪ] ADV
1. (= a little) [different, uneasy, deaf, damp, damaged] → ligeramente, un poco; [rise, fall, improve] → ligeramente, levemente, un poco; [change, cool, rain] → ligeramente, un poco
slightly betteralgo mejor, un poco mejor
he hesitated ever so slightlyvaciló apenas un poco
she was slightly injuredresultó levemente herida
slightly lessun poco menos
he looks slightly like James Deanguarda un ligero parecido con James Dean, se parece un poco a James Dean
slightly moreun poco más
"do you know him?" - "only slightly"-¿lo conoces? -sólo un poco
it smells slightly of vanillahuele un poco a vainilla, tiene un ligero olor a vainilla
2. (= slenderly)
slightly builtdelgado, menudo, de constitución delgada or menuda

slightly

[ˈslaɪtli] adv
(= a little) → légèrement, un peu
This one is slightly easier → Celui-ci est légèrement plus facile., Celui-ci est un peu plus facile.
slightly built → fluet(te)

slightly

adv
slightly built or made (person)zierlich
(= to a slight extent)etwas, ein klein(es) bisschen; knowflüchtig; smellleicht, etwas; slightly injuredleicht verletzt; he hesitated ever so slightlyer zögerte fast unmerklich

slightly

[ˈslaɪtlɪ] adv
a. (better, nervous) → leggermente
I know her slightly → la conosco appena
b. slightly builtesile

slight

(slait) adjective
1. small; not great; not serious or severe. a slight breeze; We have a slight problem.
2. (of a person) slim and delicate-looking. It seemed too heavy a load for such a slight woman.
ˈslightest adjective
(often in negative sentences, questions etc) least possible; any at all. I haven't the slightest idea where he is; The slightest difficulty seems to upset her.
ˈslighting adjective
insulting; disrespectful. He made rather a slighting remark about her parents.
ˈslightingly adverb
ˈslightly adverb
1. to a small extent. I'm still slightly worried about it.
2. slenderly. slightly built.
in the slightest
(in negative sentences, questions etc) at all. You haven't upset me in the slightest; That doesn't worry me in the slightest.

slightly

قَلِيلاً nepatrně lidt leicht ελαφρά levemente hieman légèrement malo leggermente わずかに 약간 enigszins svakt nieznacznie levemente незначительно lätt อย่างเล็กน้อย azıcık một chút 些微地
References in classic literature ?
He watched it alter its course slightly and pass on.
She pulled a basket containing balls of differently colored wools and a pair of stockings which needed darning towards her, and began to set her fingers to work; while her mind, reflecting the lassitude of her body, went on perversely, conjuring up visions of solitude and quiet, and she pictured herself laying aside her knitting and walking out on to the down, and hearing nothing but the sheep cropping the grass close to the roots, while the shadows of the little trees moved very slightly this way and that in the moonlight, as the breeze went through them.
Our hostess, slightly panting yet, and just a shade dishevelled, turned tartly upon J.
The explanation, I think, is simple: from long-continued study they are strongly impressed with the differences between the several races; and though they well know that each race varies slightly, for they win their prizes by selecting such slight differences, yet they ignore all general arguments, and refuse to sum up in their minds slight differences accumulated during many successive generations.
The Snake, slightly hissing, said: "There can henceforth be no peace between us; for whenever I see you I shall remember the loss of my tail, and whenever you see me you will be thinking of the death of your son.
She quickened her pace slightly to reach a projecting point of rock that gave her a more extended prospect.
The maid who opened it was short, dark, and slightly pockmarked.
I am the only one who is not afraid of the pirates," Slightly said, in the tone that prevented his being a general favourite; but perhaps some distant sound disturbed him, for he added hastily, "but I wish he would come back, and tell us whether he has heard anything more about Cinderella.
He was slightly flushed after galloping two miles, and reining in his horse he sighed restfully and looked round at the faces of his suite, young and animated as his own.
The assembly, strongly predisposed as they were in favor of the French hero, were slightly staggered at this bold theory.
At this moment the bottom of the projectile deviated somewhat from the lunar surface, in order to follow the slightly lengthened elliptical orbit.
By their extreme disaccord with her mental condition these words produced on her a slightly suffocating effect.