Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

skosh

[skohsh]
noun Slang.
  1. a bit; a jot: We need just a skosh more room.
Show More

Origin of skosh

From the Japanese word sukoshi a little (bit)
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Word Origin and History for skosh

"a little bit," Korean War armed forces slang, from Japanese sukoshi "few, little, some."

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper