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skosh Syllabification: skosh

Definition of skosh in English:

noun

US informal
A small amount; a little.
Example sentences
  • Wigfield was very funny last night, but the teeniest skosh of a disappointment (to me).
  • The market was down over 100 points several times today (but just a skosh) and wound up down 80.
  • I'd almost say Cap… But DD has inched it out by the tiniest of skoshes.

Phrases

a skosh

1
US informal Somewhat; slightly: it’s a skosh more formal than one might like
More example sentences
  • And I'm just a skosh worried that taxing power to fund squirrel education or mollusk abatement programs might be added onto my ISP bill.
  • Alec Baldwin looks a skosh too male-model handsome as the rough-and-tumble Robicheaux.
  • But surely they could have found someone just a skosh more intimidating to play ‘Drake’ aka Dracula.

Origin

1950s: from Japanese sukoshi.

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