adjective, slight·er, slight·est.
verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR slight
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Origin of slight
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Example sentences from the Web for slight
Our model has it basically even, with Chelsea slight favorites at 56 percent.
Trust us—once you reach that cozy, calm state, it is incredibly uncomfortable when you make a slight movement and the entire thing slides off.Best weighted blanket: Sleep like a baby with our comfy bedding picks|PopSci Commerce Team|February 12, 2021|Popular Science
Though, once again by late-night hours, we may have the slightest of chances for a few patches of freezing drizzle.D.C.-area forecast: Raw today. Iciness threat grows Saturday into early Sunday.|A. Camden Walker|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
With “Smalltime,” Shorto traces his decision to learn the truth about his family’s past, discover its long-buried secrets, and explore unforgotten slights and how decisions made decades and decades ago continue to leave their mark.He knew his grandfather was a mob boss. But was that the whole story?|Joe Heim|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
It crunches like a thin rice cake and has a slight savory quality to it.‘Cereal snacks’ are just bigger cereal for people too lazy to add milk|Emily Heil|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
Her slight miscalculation of how to fix the situation leads to her driving around the gas pump.Slow Motion Tiger Jump, a Tornado at the Rose Bowl and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Some cuts, a few slight character changes, an idea or two about putting some humor into the script.
The traditional wisdom is “action is character,” and their evolution is one, with a slight edge to character.
He had a tailor who ran up dozens of the same suit in different sizes to account for slight variations in his weight.
Dawn was rising on November 24, 1964, and there was a slight fog but otherwise clear visibility.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a slight shuddering movement of his whole frame—Bob was dead.
And he replied shortly, and with a slight charming affectation of pride: "I did without."Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Its continued presence in pulmonary tuberculosis is, however, a grave prognostic sign, even when the physical signs are slight.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
All that was necessary was a slight knowledge of a Cabinet Minister, and a smattering of schooling.
His slight, thin, rather graceless figure seemed suddenly to expand, even to grow taller.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for slight
Derived forms of slightslightness, noun
Word Origin for slight
Idioms and Phrases with slight
see in the least (slightest).