Idioms about few
Origin of few
OTHER WORDS FROM fewo·ver·few, adjective
How to use few in a sentence
Notably, the states with the fewest of these professionals also have the worst breastfeeding outcomes.
This was the fifth Super Bowl in which a team allowing the fewest points during the season opposed a team scoring the most points.The Impossible Super Bowl Score: First 43-8 Football Game in a Century|Evin Demirel|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the Seattle Seahawks led the league in fewest yards allowed per game, 273.6, and average points given up per game, 14.4.
In that same span the team that allowed the fewest points in the league has made to the big game 15 times and won 12.
It requires the mental discipline to compress thoughts into the fewest possible words.
He had the military trick of putting an emphatic order in the fewest and simplest words.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
So I looked hurriedly over the field, and decided that an American girl in my class suggested fewest complications.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The later alien influx has rushed us into the thick of urban problems, and these are gravest where Americans are fewest.The Old World in the New|Edward Alsworth Ross
These routes presented the fewest difficulties and demanded the least readaptation or change of habit.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
"Such dealing makes fewest bankrupts," said Heffernan, coolly.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for few
- a small number of; hardly anyfew men are so cruel
- (as pronoun; functioning as plural)many are called but few are chosen
- a small number ofa few drinks
- (as pronoun; functioning as plural)a few of you
- at great intervals; widely spaced
- not abundant; scarce
Derived forms of fewfewness, noun
Word Origin for few
Other Idioms and Phrases with few
In addition to the idioms beginning with few
- few and far between
- few bricks shy of a load
- few words
- a few
- bricks shy of a load, (a few)
- of few words
- precious few
- quite a bit (few)