adjective, slight·er, slight·est.
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for slight
There’s a slight risk that there could be an oversupply of apartments in the future, but so far apartments, condos and single-family homes are getting leased or purchased.Amazon update: Second headquarters development and the area’s housing market|Michele Lerner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Let them skim against your thighs, and stop when you feel a slight pull in your hamstrings.
Friday and Saturday, however, look much nicer, with only partly cloudy skies and slight chances of rain.Masters forecast looking wet early, which could pose problems later in the weekend|Matt Bonesteel|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Scott’s sweeping vocals and Kelley’s slight grit made them ideal singing partners, while Haywood served as a guitar savant.
A high waist and nearly invisible front pockets make for a clean, flattering look, and the slight flare at the bottom of the wide leg keeps the Merida playful.Cozy, Fashionable Layers for the Woman in Your Life|Gabriela Aoun and Joe Jackson|November 10, 2020|Outside Online
Diamond is slighted with a trip to a mall in South Carolina.How Bad Was 'The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story'?|Kevin Fallon|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Salem the prep school kid felt so slighted by a paltry $3 million bonus in 2011 that he left the firm.Too Big to Jail: Confessions of a Goldman Sachs Brat|Michael Daly|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Right now, Ukrainians feel slighted and wary about the future.A Ukrainian-American Watches Putin from Kiev and Wonders What’s Next for Ukraine|Roman Skaskiw|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Everybody has had something happen to them, that they feel slighted.Spike Lee on Blackface, ‘Oldboy,’ ’12 Years a Slave,’ and The Brooklyn Nets|Jimmy So|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
An author arguing a point of view has a right to be annoyed if the quality of his work has been unfairly slighted.
Gilbert was not at all satisfied with the promise Dolly had given to his father; he thought himself slighted and ill-used.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Again and again he threw up his command because he thought he was slighted or that others were preferred to him.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Your duties will call you from one group to another, and require constant watchfulness that no one guest is slighted.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
You can see that she believes her play was slighted and that it is a great deal better than yours, Jess.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Now, jealousy and perception awoke together—at one sweeping glance backward, she saw herself slighted—foiled—duped!Alone|Marion Harland
British Dictionary definitions for slight
Derived forms of slightslightness, noun
Word Origin for slight
Idioms and Phrases with slight
see in the least (slightest).