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