- a bit; a jot: We need just a skosh more room.
Origin of skosh
From the Japanese word sukoshi a little (bit)
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Word Origin and History for skosh
"a little bit," Korean War armed forces slang, from Japanese sukoshi "few, little, some."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper