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slightly

Line breaks: slight¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈslʌɪtli
 
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Definition of slightly in English:

adverb

1To a small degree; not considerably: he lowered his voice slightly [as submodifier]: they are all slightly different
More example sentences
  • I took some snaps on the way home last night which show the city in a slightly different light.
  • Every rally has a slightly different character but this is very much one on its own.
  • He took a slightly different approach from those who've converted cars in the past.
Synonyms
a little, a bit, somewhat, rather, moderately, to some degree, to a certain extent, to a slight extent, faintly, vaguely, obscurely;
marginally, a shade
informal sort of, kind of, kinda, ish
2(With reference to a person’s build) in a slender way: a slightly built girl
More example sentences
  • In appearance he is slightly built, graceful and neat to a degree.
  • But this slightly built 52-year-old is a true giant of world distance running.

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